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Sterling Green
Sterling Green

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Hyattsville, Md

High School:
Northwestern

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
Linebacker



AT TECH: Backup at outside linebacker who redshirted in 2002, when he was academically ineligible . . . Moved to linebacker in 2001 after playing safety as a freshman.

2001: Made 10 tackles on the season . . . Saw his most significant playing time against NC State, when starter Recardo Wimbush went down with an ankle injury . . . Made three tackles, including a critical fourth-down stop in the fourth quarter, and also had a tackle for loss . . . Had five tackles and a tackle for loss against Navy . . . Recovered a fumble on kickoff coverage against Georgia.

2000: Saw some action on special teams and at safety . . . Credited with special teams tackles against Central Florida and Florida State . . . Broke up a pass against Duke.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-East Elite by Eastern Football Journal . . . Rated the No. 19 prospect in the Mid-Atlantic Region by SuperPrep and Maryland?s No. 16 player by the ACC Sports Journal . . . First-team all-county and all-league and second-team all-state . . . Coached by Ed Shields at Northwestern High . . . Played his junior year at DeMatha High.

PERSONAL: Full name is Robert Sterling Green . . . Born June 18, 1982 . . . Parents are Robert Green and Leta Green . . . Younger brother Alex plays safety at Duke . . . Majoring in Management.

CAREER STATISTICS Year G-GS P-A Tkl TFL Sck FC FR Int PB 2000 6-0 1-1 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 2001 10-0 7-3 10 2-2 0-0 0 1 0 0 2002 Redshirted Total 16-0 8-4 12 2-2 0-0 0 1 0 1

CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 5 vs. Navy, 2001 TFL: 1 vs. Navy, 2001; NC State, 2001 FR: 1 vs. Georgia, 2001

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