Darrell Green

Player of American Football
Born Feb 15, 1960

Darrell Ray Green is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League who played for the Washington Redskins from 1983 to 2002. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest cornerbacks to ever play football. Green was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2008.… Read More

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1960 Birth Born on February 15, 1960.


In 1982, Green was selected by his teammates as captain, was named a first team All-American, and was the Most Valuable Player in the Lone Star Conference. … Read More
1983 23 Years Old Green was the last player selected in the first round (28th overall) of the 1983 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. … Read More
During the strike-shortened 1987 season, the Redskins went 11–4 and Green had a very successful year.


1997 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, Green returned an interception 83 yards for a touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles, which was the longest return of his career.


2002 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In his last game on December 29, 2002, Green and the Redskins defeated the Dallas Cowboys 20-14 at FedExField. … Read More
2003 43 Years Old …  In 2003, he was selected to serve as the Chair of President Bush’s Council on Service and Civic Participation. … Read More
2004 44 Years Old In 2004, Green was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 2, 2008. … Read More
2007 47 Years Old In December 2007, Green was voted the All-Time Redskins Legend in a WUSA-TV Channel 9 online poll. … Read More


2010 50 Years Old Green was in the news on February 16, 2010, his 50th birthday, for reportedly running a 4.43 second 40-yard dash.
2013 53 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 26, 2013, Green announced that he had accepted a position as Special Assistant for Student–Athlete Development and Public Relations at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
2016 56 Years Old On August 22, 2016, Green announced that he had accepted a position as an associate athletics director and special assistant to the athletic director at George Mason University.
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