Darrell Green
Player of American football
Darrell Green
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.
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Oakland Raiders' Charles Woodson To Retire After Season
The Huffington Post - about 1 year
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Charles Woodson's return to Oakland began with hundreds of fans gathering at the team's facility urging him to come back. The second stint will come to an end following an emotional farewell at the Oakland Coliseum. Woodson announced Monday he will retire following his 18th NFL season, ending a career that included a Heisman Trophy, a Super Bowl title and numerous other honors. Woodson said he realized late last month that he couldn't play another season and wanted to announce his decision before playing his final home game Thursday night against San Diego. "I felt it was only right that Raiders fans, my fans, fans that have watched me play for a long time, I'd let them all know that this Thursday night would be the last time in the Coliseum I would be able to run out there in front of our fans at home," Woodson said at a news conference. Woodson is one of the most accomplished defensive backs to play the game, ranking fifth all-time with 65 intercept ...
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2 Teenage Inmates Charged in Attack on Rikers Island Officer
NYTimes - over 1 year
Darnell Green, 19, and William Whitfield, 18, are accused of choking and slicing Officer Ray Calderon, the authorities said.
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Success in Sauce: Former Raider Kenny King Cooks Up Family's Texas Recipe
Huffington Post Sports - about 3 years
There is an old saying that if you give a man a barbecue, you feed him for a single day. But if you teach a man how to barbecue, well, you feed him for the whole summer. Former NFL running back Kenny King hopes that at your next barbecue -- be it during summertime or otherwise -- his King's Q Sauce will be close at hand on the picnic or dinner table. "My King's Q Sauce is a work in progress," says King, 56. Though it comes from an old family recipe, I've been working on it seriously for about a year and a half, and I'm working on developing and marketing the brand. Here in Texas we are into barbecue, and I've got something that is quality and handmade. King's memories of barbecue are interspersed with those of his father, Walter King, a purveyor of fine barbecue, who proudly supplied a never-ending flow of delicious grilling. Barbecue is a passion for me. And it all started with a sauce my dad made years ago, in the small town of 2,000 people, in Clarendon, Texas. What ...
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Sherman, Revis make lock-down CBs an NFL must-have
Yahoo News - over 3 years
Darrell Green is not impressed.
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Darrell Green cautions RG3 on running
Fox News - over 3 years
The longest-tenured player in Washington Redskins history...
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Darrell Green, Art Monk urge Redskins to consider name change
Chicago Times - over 3 years
Darrell Green and Art Monk, both Washington Redskins Hall of Famers, say the franchise should consider changing its nickname to one that isn’t offensive to Native Americans.     
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Brain Scans Shows Importance of a Healthy Breakfast
Affton-Shrewsbury Patch - over 4 years
Last week I was privileged to attend the Learning Connection Summit, a follow-up summit to a report that former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher released in 2004. This summit, which was chaired by Dr Satcher and Alexis Glick, CEO of GENYOUth Foundation, provided an update on the science of food, learning, activity and weight. Researchers discussed how students who go to school without breakfast fail to learn as well as those who have breakfast. One study presented, showed how brain activity varied in kids who had breakfast before school versus those who did not. Brain scans showed a clear difference in brain activity in those who had breakfast before going into the classroom. Another session looked at the benefit of physical activity to learning. Researchers looked at students who had some type of physical activity – either a physical education class, recess or even activity integrated into other classes. Results showed that those who had some type of activity during the da ...
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Amputee Veterans, Wounded Warriors, Prove That Life Without Limbs Is Limitless
Huffington Post - almost 5 years
War veteran Tim Horton was only 20 years old when his left leg was amputated below the knee. According to CNN, he was on his first deployment in Iraq with the Marine Corps when a bomb exploded under the Humvee he was driving. Like Horton, 26-year-old Brian Taylor Urruela was on his first deployment in Iraq when the vehicle he was in was hit by two bombs. He had his right leg amputated after 36 failed surgeries. But watching these two men run -- yes, run -- around a softball field with the agility of seasoned athletes, it quickly becomes clear that they have managed to overcome the darkest of tragedies, proving that anything is, indeed, possible. Horton and Urruela are members of the Wounded Warrior Amputee softball team -- a team composed of Army and Marine combat veterans who have lost limbs while serving in Afghanistan and Iraq, Fox News reports. The Warriors -- most of whom rely on prosthetic limbs -- partake in dozens of celebrity and exhibition charity games e ...
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Audio: 20-year NFL veteran Darrell Green on Tim Tebow: 'I hope he goes all the way to the Super Bowl'
Tuscon Citizen - about 5 years
Listen below to hear <a class="fplink fp-390968" href="/darrell+green">Darrell Green</a>, former Washington Redskin, talk about <a class="fplink fp-268556" href="/tim+tebow">Tim Tebow</a>. He discusses his run so far, why he likes him, his religious beliefs and why he hopes he makes it all the way to the Super Bowl....
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Jennings tops Normandy in Suburban East opener - SuburbanJournals
Google News - over 5 years
Junior quarterback Darrell Green added a 1-yard touchdown run on a quarterback sneak that helped the Warriors establish a 14-0 lead at halftime. Normandy (1-1, 0-1), which was flagged for 15 penalties for a loss of 90 yards, trailed 20-0 in the third
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Ghost! What Happened to the White Running Backs and Cornerbacks? - Complex.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
He never made a Pro Bowl but it&#39;s pretty hard to make a Pro Bowl in the same conference as Deion Sanders, Darrell Green and Aeneas Williams. Sehorn retired in 2003 and we haven&#39;t seen a white cornerback since. Technically it&#39;s 2002, because Sehorn
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Wounded Warriors Take To The Field - WAMU
Google News - over 5 years
Ten of the team&#39;s fifteen players faced off against area celebrities, including Wheel of Fortune Host Pat Sajack, Miss Maryland USA Allyn Rose, and NFL Hall of Famer Darrell Green. All of the players joined the military after the 9/11 terrorist attacks
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Redskins Lose to Ravens in Final Seconds - Pro Sports Blogging (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
My favourite Redskin is and will always be Darrell Green (not because we share the same last name lol). I&#39;ve adored Chris Cooley since he joined the team from the 2004 draft and give props to London Fletcher and have joined the Brian Orakpo train
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Community News - Manatee Spotlight August 28, 2011 - The Bradenton Times
Google News - over 5 years
Chaired by two-time Super Bowl Champion Darrell Green, with former US Senators Bob Dole and John Glenn as honorary co-chairs, the Council comprises leaders in government, media, entertainment, business, education, nonprofits and volunteer service
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Three questions about pot on public lands, answered - 89.3 KPCC (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
My college friends called it Darrell, after Darrell Green, the devoutly Christian former Redskins cornerback (who, to be fair, never endorsed the product). Another friend&#39;s family calls it &quot;back medicine.&quot; Anyone with anything as good should tweet us
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Corner is still rounding into form - Attleboro Sun Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
&quot;When Deion (Sanders) was playing and Darrell (Green) down in Washington Darrell Green played for years there. Watching him play and Rod Woodson, all those great guys. &quot;I was a big Cowboys fan, so watching Larry Brown and all those guys compete and go
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Joey P's Trivia Time Answers - Press Box
Google News - over 5 years
With whom is he tied: Eric Allen, Willie Brown or Darrell Green? 3. Who are the four players with area ties who have won a post-merger Pro Bowl MVP award? Answer: Willie Lanier (Morgan State), 1972; James Harris (ex-Ravens personnel guru), 1975;
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Deion Sanders vs. Darrell Green: Battle of the Hall of Famers - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
However, not many players changed the game the way Deion Sanders and Darrell Green did. One did it while always being in the spotlight, and the other did it under the lights on game days. There are many things that separate these two men and there are
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Darrell Green
  • 2016
    Age 56
    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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  • 2013
    Age 53
    In 2013, he and Art Monk agreed that the Redskins should seriously consider changing their name due to the possibility of it being racist toward Native Americans.
    More Details Hide Details Green has a professional services company that manages his appearances and autograph requests, www.DarrellGreen.com. He has also recently started an online fitness company promoting increased physical activity through simply walking called WalkFitHealth Nation.
    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.
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  • 2010
    Age 50
    Green was in the news on February 16, 2010, his 50th birthday, for reportedly running a 4.43 second 40-yard dash.
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  • 2007
    Age 47
    In December 2007, Green was voted the All-Time Redskins Legend in a WUSA-TV Channel 9 online poll.
    More Details Hide Details In Loudoun County, Virginia, where Green lives, State Route 28 is named Darrell Green Boulevard. Green, a devout Christian, is married and has three children. His eldest son Jared is a pastor.
  • 2004
    Age 44
    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.
    More Details Hide Details His fellow Hall of Fame classmates include former Redskins teammate Art Monk, and his former position coach Emmitt Thomas. Green has also been inducted into the NCAA Division II Hall of Fame, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, the Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor and the Javelina Hall of Fame.
  • 2003
    Age 43
    In 2003, he was selected to serve as the Chair of President Bush’s Council on Service and Civic Participation.
    More Details Hide Details He currently sits on the boards of the Wolf Trap Foundation as its National Spokesman for Education and Marymount University. It's so special. Thisliterally transcends football, everything I havegone through to do what I was able to do. Itwas more than the ability to run and cover. In 1999, while still active, Green was ranked number 81 on The Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Football Players. Green has received honorary Doctorates of Humane Letters from Marymount University in 1999, and St. Paul's College and George Washington University in 2002.
  • 2002
    Age 42
    Green retired after the 2002 season at the age of 42, the oldest Redskin, having played for six head coaches: Joe Gibbs, Richie Petitbon, Norv Turner, Terry Robiskie, Marty Schottenheimer and Steve Spurrier.
    More Details Hide Details For several years, Green and former Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams offensive tackle Jackie Slater were the only players in NFL history to play for the same team for 20 seasons; kicker Jason Hanson broke this record when he retired after 21 seasons with the Detroit Lions. In his 20 NFL seasons, Green recorded 54 interceptions, which he returned for 621 yards and six touchdowns. He also added two additional touchdowns on interception returns in the post season. Three times he recorded a career-best of five interceptions in a season (1984, 1986, and 1991). Green also returned 51 punts for 611 yards and recovered 10 fumbles, returning them for 131 yards and two touchdowns. Also known for staying healthy, he missed just 25 games throughout his career. He is the four-time winner of the NFL's Fastest Man competition, and the only undefeated multiple winner in NFL history.
    In his last game on December 29, 2002, Green and the Redskins defeated the Dallas Cowboys 20-14 at FedExField.
    More Details Hide Details During the game, he returned a punt on a reverse from Champ Bailey for 35 yards which is the longest gain of any kind for a player his age (42 years, 327 days).
  • 1997
    Age 37
    Then on December 13, 1997, he played in his 217th career game as a Redskin, breaking Monte Coleman's record for games played.
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    In 1997, Green returned an interception 83 yards for a touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles, which was the longest return of his career.
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  • 1987
    Age 27
    Then in the 1987 NFC Championship game, on a pivotal fourth-down play at the Washington goal line with 56 seconds remaining, Green knocked away a pass intended for Minnesota’s Darrin Nelson to secure a Redskins 17-10 victory that enabled the team to go to Super Bowl XXII.
    More Details Hide Details Green was also successful in the 1990s.
    He registered a career-high three interceptions in a game against the Detroit Lions on November 15, 1987.
    More Details Hide Details Two of his more notable performances occurred in that post season. One happened during a divisional playoff game against the Chicago Bears, where he returned a punt 52 yards for the game winning touchdown. Green tore rib cartilage while vaulting over a tackler during the return, but he merely grabbed his side and kept running until he scored.
    During the strike-shortened 1987 season, the Redskins went 11–4 and Green had a very successful year.
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  • 1983
    Age 23
    Green was the last player selected in the first round (28th overall) of the 1983 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins.
    More Details Hide Details The first time he touched the ball, during a pre-season game against the Atlanta Falcons, he returned a punt 61 yards for a touchdown. During his first regular-season game, he made his first big play when he ran down running back Tony Dorsett of the Dallas Cowboys to prevent a touchdown. Green started all 16 regular season games during his rookie season and finished fourth on the team in tackles with 109 and led the team in solo tackles with 79. To stay healthy, not get hurt, andperform at his level was an absolutely amazingfeat.
  • 1982
    Age 22
    He was named the most valuable track performer at the 1982 and 1983 Lone Star Conference Championships.
    More Details Hide Details He won gold medals at the LSC meet in the 100 meters in 1981 and in the 100 meters and 200 meters in 1982 and in 1983. Green was named to the NCAA Division I All-America roster in 1981 and 1982, and was on the NCAA Division II All-America team in five events in 1981 and 1982. He was NAIA All-America in 1981 and 1982 in four events.
    At the 1982 NCAA championships Green finished 6th in the 100 meter dash and 7th in the 200 meter dash.
    More Details Hide Details Green's all-time collegiate best in the 100 was 10.08, 20.50 in the 200 meters and 45.90 in the 400 meters.
    In track and field, Green set numerous national and conference records and earned ten All-America certificates. His first meet was in 1982 in San Angelo, Texas, where he ran a 10.08 in the 100 meters.
    More Details Hide Details The mark still stands as the all-time best in the Lone Star Conference.
    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.
    More Details Hide Details During his senior year, Green had 56 tackles, four interceptions and two punt returns for touchdowns. He was selected to the Lone Star Conference Team of the Decade for the 1980s.
  • 1960
    Age 0
    Born on February 15, 1960.
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