Justin Davis rushed for 130 yards for the Trojans, while Ronald Jones II became the top freshman rusher in USC history.
Nov. 12, 2016
CAREER: He has 74 tackles, including 7.5 for losses (with 6.5 sacks), plus 4 deflections, 2 blocked field goals, a fumble recovery (for a TD) and 2 forced fumbles in his career. He has 12 career starts.
2017: Green, who has a knack for making his presence felt to opposing ballcarriers and quarterbacks, returns as a starting defensive lineman as a junior in 2017.
2016: Green started at defensive tackle as a sophomore in 2016 and made an impact. Overall in 2016 while appeaing in all 13 games (starting all but the Alabama opener), he made 55 tackles, including 6.5 for losses of 34 yards (with team-high 6 sacks for minus 33 yards), 4 deflections, 2 blocked field goals and 2 forced fumbles. He is fifth nationally in blocked kicks (2, first in Pac-12). He made 2016 Campus Insiders Sophomore All-American honorable mention and All-Pac-12 honorable mention.
He had 5 stops (1 for a loss, with 0.5 sack) against Alabama, 2 tackles against Utah State, 3 stops at Stanford and 7 tackles and forced a fumble at Utah. He had 2 tackles (with a sack) against Arizona State, 7 tackles (0.5 sacks) against Colorado, a tackle at Arizona and 3 tackles against California. He had 1.5 sacks among his 6 tackles against Oregon, then had 4 tackles (1 for a loss), 2 deflections and blocked a field goal at Washington, 4 tackles and blocked a field goal at UCLA and 6 tackles (0.5 sack) against Notre Dame. He had 5 tackles (with a sack) and a forced fumble against Penn State.
2015: Green served as an often-used defensive tackle and end as a first-year freshman in 2015. Overall in 2015 while appearing in all 14 games, he had 19 tackles, including 1 for a loss of 4 yards (with 0.5 sack for minus 3 yards), plus a fumble recovery for a TD. He had 2 tackles against Arkansas State and 3 against Idaho. He had 2 tackles at California, 1 tackle (0.5 sack) against Arizona and 1 tackle at Colorado. He had 5 tackles (0.5 for a loss) at Oregon. He had a tackle and returned a fumble 31 yards for a TD against UCLA. He had 4 tackles against Stanford in the Pac-12 Championship Game.
HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2014 USA Today All-USA first team, Prep Star All-American Dream Team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Max Preps All-State Division I first team, Orange County Register Fab 15 first team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, All-CIF Pac 5 Division, Los Angeles Times All-Area first team, South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay first team and All-Mission League Co-Defensive MVP as a senior defensive lineman at Serra High in Gardena (Calif.). He had 46 tackles, including 23 for losses (with 8 sacks), plus a forced fumble and a deflection in 2014.
As a junior in 2013, he made Max Preps Junior All-American first team, Student Sports Junior All-American second team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Junior first team, All-CIF Western Division, South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay first team and All-Mission League Lineman MVP as he had 57 tackles, including 26 for losses (with 14 sacks), plus a deflection and a forced fumble.
He had 21 tackles (1.5 sacks) as a 2012 sophomore. Current Trojans Olajuwon Tucker, Jalen Greene, Jalen Jones, John Houston Jr., Deontay Burnett, Oluwole Betiku, C.J. Pollard and Christian Herrera also prepped at Serra.
GAME-BY-GAME WITH RASHEEM GREEN