A.J. Green
8 A.J. Green
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Summerville, S.C.

High School:
Summerville

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 212

Position:
Flanker

Birthdate:
07/31/1988

Experience:
2L

Career Highs: 9 receptions at No. 2 Auburn in 2010
*164 receiving yards at No. 2 Auburn in 2010
*Long reception of 65 yards at Vanderbilt in 2009
*2 receiving TDs (4x), last at No. 2 Auburn in 2010
*Long TD reception of 65 yards at Vanderbilt in 2009
*1 rushing attempt (7x), last vs. Florida in 2010
*Long rush of 40 yards at Colorado in 2010
*1 two-point conversion reception at Arkansas in 2009
*1 blocked field goal vs. Ariz. St. in 2009
*1 punt return (2x), last vs. UCF in 2010
*18 punt return yards vs. UCF in 2010
*Long punt return of 18 yards vs. UCF in 2010

2010: Declared for the NFL Draft following junior season.
*Selected to the Walter Camp All-America Second Team and to the Pro Football Weekly All-America Team.
*Named a semifinalist for the Biletnikoff Award.
*Named All-SEC Second Team by Associated Press SEC Coaches, Phil Steele and Rivals.com; Also selected to SouthernPigskin All-SEC Team.
*Named recipient of the team's Vince Dooley Most Valuable Player of the Year Award.
*Appeared in nine games making eight starts catching a team-leading 57 passes for 848 yards and nine TDs, rushing times for 44 yards and returning two punts for 25 yards.
*Named Georgia's Offensive MVP of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl after catching eight passes for 77 yards and returning a punt for 18 yards.
*Hauled in eight passes for 97 yards vs. Ga. Tech.
*Posted career highs with nine receptions, 164 receiving yards and two receiving TDs at No. 2 Auburn earning him CFPA Honorable Mention WR of the Week honors.
*Had a team-best six receptions for 103 yards and two TDs vs. ISU.
*Led team with 86 receiving yards on six receptions at Kentucky.
*Caught three passes for 64 yards including a 48-yard TD vs. Vanderbilt.
*Led team with 96 receiving yards on six catches with a TD vs. Tenn.
*In season-debut at Colorado, caught seven passes for 119 yards and two TDs earning him CFPA WR of the Week recognition.
*Named to preseason watch lists for the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, Biletnikoff Award and Maxwell Award.
*Named preseason All-America by CBSSports.com, Athlon Sports, Sporting News, Phil Steele, Lindy's, Blue Ribbon and Playboy.
*Named preseason All-SEC first team by SEC Coaches, SEC Media, Athlon Sports, Phil Steele, Lindy's and Blue Ribbon.
*Preseason national rankings of #1 WR by Phil Steele, #2 WR by Lindy's and #12 in Top 25 players in the nation by Sporting News.
*Selected to preseason All-SouthernPigskin.com Team.
*Tabbed preseason "Best Instincts" by Sporting News.
*In annual "The Herbie Awards" (Kirk Herbstreit, ESPN), named #1 "Catch a Rising Star: Top Wide Receivers," #5 "Ultimate Game-Changer" and named to All-Herbie Team.
*Recipient of the Neel Family Scholarship.
*Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for summer semester.
*Caught three passes for 28 yards in spring G-Day game.

2009: Selected as 1-of-10 semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award.
*All-SEC First Team by Associated Press, SEC Coaches, ESPN, Phil Steele and Sporting News
*Earned team's Most Valuable Offensive Player award
*Named to Phil Steele Midseason All-America Second Team.
*Appeared in 10 games with eight starts making a team-leading 53 receptions for 808 yards and six touchdowns.
*Led team in receptions in 10 games and receiving yards in nine.
*Ranks second in the SEC in receptions per game (5.3) and receiving yards per game (80.8).
*Caught a team-best six passes for 57 yards in victory over Texas A&M in Independence Bowl.
*Three catches for 95 yards with a career-long 65-yard TD at Vanderbilt.
*Tallied 99 receiving yards and a TD on five catches vs. No. 4 LSU.
*Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week (9/28) after he tallied 153 receiving yards including a then career-long 56 yard TD reception on a team-leading eight catches in win over Ariz. St.; Also blocked a 4th-quarter field goal with the game tied 17-17.
*Earned CollegeFootballPerformance.com honorable mention wide receiver Performance of the Week after he seven passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns at Arkansas.
*Six catches for 86 yards and a TD vs. S. Carolina.
*Named to watch lists for Biletnikoff Award, Maxwell Award and Walter Camp Award.
*Earned Herbie Award as #3 ranked "Catch a Rising Star: Top Wide Receivers"
*Selected Preseason All-SEC First Team by Lindy's, Phil Steele, SEC Coaches and by SEC Media.
*Caught one pass for 35 yards in spring G-Day game.
*Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll for summer semester.
*Recipient of Neel Family Football Scholarship.

2008: Named to CollegeFootballNews.com's and Phil Steele's All-Freshman First Team
*Selected to Sporting News' All-Freshman Team
*Named Freshman of the Year by SEC Coaches
*Named First Team All-SEC by Associated Press, also Phil Steele's All-SEC First Team and SEC Coaches' Second Team and Freshman All-SEC
*Earned the team's Newcomer of the Year Award on offense
*Appeared in 13 games making 11 starts catching 56 passes for a team-best 963 yards and eight TDs and rushed four times for 61 yards
*56 reception set a freshman record at UGA
*His 963 ranked as the third-best single-season total in school history
*Caught four passes for 64 yards and a TD vs. No. 18 Georgia Tech
*Named SEC Freshman of the Week (11/17) and a Pontiac Game Changer Nominee after he led the Bulldogs with 81 receiving yards on five catches including a 17-yard TD grab that proved to be the game-winning score at Auburn
*Caught two passes for 53 yards including a 11-yard TD receptions that proved to the game-winning score and rushed once for 28 yards in win at Kentucky
*Tied for a team-best five receptions and tallied 91 receiving yards including a 54-yard catch in loss vs. No. 5 Florida
*Caught three passes for a team-best 89 yards including a 49-yard TD reception and rushed once for 22 yards in win at No. 11 LSU and was named a Pontiac Game Changer Nominee
*Led team with seven catches for 132 yards and a TD including a season-long reception of 49 yards in win over No. 22 Vanderbilt
*Had a team-best seven receptions go for 53 yards vs. Tennessee
*Led team with six receptions for 88 yards and a TD vs. No. 8 Alabama
*Named SEC Freshman of the Week (9/22) after he tallied a career-high 159 receiving yards and a TD on a career-high eight receptions at No. 24 Arizona State
*Led team with three receptions and 61 yards receiving at South Carolina
*Made first-career start vs. Central Michigan catching three passes for 40 yards
*Made debut vs. Ga. Southern making two receptions for 40 yards and one TD

High School: Summerville, coached by John McKissick...2007 Parade All-American... 2008 SuperPrep Elite 50, All-America, and All-Dixie teams... PrepStar Top 135 Dream Team...four-time consensus Associated Press Division-I AAAA All-State first team selection...four year All-Region selection...2007 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100... Scout.com five-star prospect, Top 100, #10 player in America, #2 WR in nation, #4 player in the South, #2 player in South Carolina... 2008 Rivals.com Rivals100 (9), WR Rankings: Deep threat (2), Best after the catch (2), Best hands (2), wide receivers (2), South Carolina Top 20 (2)...ranked #5 in The ESPN 150...only junior named to USA Today 2006 All-USA team...named RISE Magazine's #1 prospect for the class of 2008 following junior season...named to Rivals.com Junior All-America first team...named SI.com's #1 prospect for 2008 following sophomore season...2008 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game participant...as a senior, caught 72 passes for 1,437 yards (20.0 avg.) and 15 touchdowns...as a junior, made 65 catches for 1,203 yards (18.5 avg.) and 14 touchdowns...as a sophomore, caught 75 passes for 1,422 yards (19.0 avg.) and 16 touchdowns...as a freshman, recorded 57 receptions for 1,217 yards (21.3 avg.) and eight touchdowns...also played baseball and ran track.

Personal: A.J. GREEN; Born: July 31, 1988; Major: Housing.

Rushing

Year

G/GS

Att.

Yards

Per/Att.

Per/Gm.

TD

LG


2008

13/11

4

61

15.3

4.7

0

28 UK


2009

10/8

0

0

0

0.0

0

--


2010

9/8

3

44

14.7

4.9

0

40 CU


Total

32/27

7

105

15.0

3.3

0

40 CU


Receiving

Year

G/GS

Rec.

Yards

Per/Rec.

Per/Gm.

TD

LG


2008

13/11

56

963

17.2

74.1

8

54 UF


2009

10/8

53

808

15.2

80.8

6

65 VU


2010

9/8

57

848

14.9

94.2

9

50 CU


Total

32/27

166

2.619

15.8

81.8

23

65 VU


Punt Returns

Year

Ret.

Yards

Avg

TD

LG


2010

2

25

12.5

0

18 UCF


Total

2

25

12.5

0

18 UCF


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