NFL GREAT, FORMER NY JETS SAFETY VICTOR GREEN


Victor Green

Victor Green was born on December 8, 1969 in Americus Georgia. As a well rounded athlete in High School he ran track, played basketball and excelled in football. After graduation Victor went on to the International Technical Institute where he earned an Associate degree in Marketing.

He then went on to pursue his first love of Football at Copiah Lincoln Community College and excelled in the NJCAA where he was twice named to the “Grid Iron All-American” team. While there he received a Associates of Arts degree. He earned a scholarship to play college football for the University of Akron. He also ran track in college and earned 2 more degrees, one in Political Science and one in Criminal Justice. After he graduated in 1993 Victor entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent.

By 1994 he was the starting Strong Safety for the New York Jets. His passion for excellence and the game of football was evident in 1995 and 1996 when Green led the NFL in tackles. In the 1996 game against the Buffalo Bills, Green set a New York Jets team record with 20 tackles (13 solo and 7 assists).

During his 10 year history with the Jets, Green was named the “Best Strong Safety” in Jets history.

“Victor Green is one of the classiest NFL players that I’ve come across to date, he incorporates more than talent his view of family and the Pay-It-Forward mentality is what makes him truly great, between his foundation and his business ventures this is one guy that the youth should look at if they want to get inspired” Stated Louis Velazquez, host of the UCW Radio Show

 

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