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Shayon Green

position

Lb

Height

6-2

Weight

235 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Tifton, Ga.

High School

Tift County HS

Shayon Green - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2013 CAPTAIN’S AWARD
2013 MELCHING LEADERSHIP AWARD

2013 (Senior): Started all 13 games along defensive line … Concluded career with 25 consecutive starts at defensive end … Recorded 68 tackles, team-leading 10.5 tackles-for-loss and 3.0 sacks … Had four tackles against both FAU and Florida … In road win at USF, recorded three tackles, two TFLs and strip sack that resulted in Miami touchdown … Was career-first sack … Tallied nine tackles and his second sack of season in win over Georgia Tech … Third sack of season came in win over Wake Forest … Had seven tackles and 2.0 TFLs in road loss at No. 3 Florida State … Notched nine tackles vs. Virginia Tech … Season-high 10 tackles in road loss at Duke … Registered QB hurry in each of last four games … Added five tackles vs. Louisville in Russell Athletic Bowl … Presented with Captain’s Award and Melching Leadership Award at end-of-season team awards show … Earned letter.

2012 (Junior): Started all 12 games along defensive line … Named ACC’s 2012 Brian Piccolo Award Co-Winner … Led team with 67 tackles … In career-first start, recorded seven tackles and 0.5 TFL at Boston College … Added eight tackles and 1.0 TFL at Kansas State, while tying career high with eight stops against Bethune-Cookman … Had seven tackles vs. NC State … Tallied eight tackles vs. Florida State … Followed with seven tackles vs. Virginia Tech … Notched 0.5 TFL at Duke … Named Defensive Most Valuable Player at team’s end-of-season banquet … Earned letter.

2011 (Sophomore): Saw action in four games, battling injuries throughout year … Finished season with seven tackles (four solo, three assists) … Earned Scout Team Player of the Week honors heading into team’s game against Kansas State … Named Training Room Comeback Player of the Year at team’s end-of-season banquet … Earned letter.

2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in first two games of season for Hurricanes … Started at middle linebacker during spring practice.

2009 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Miami with knee injury, redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: Rated No. 65 weakside defensive end prospect in nation by Rivals.com … Tallied 125 tackles, two sacks and five forced fumbles at linebacker as senior … As junior, played defensive end and had 60 tackles, eight sacks and one interception … All-Class All-State honorable mention … Earned honorable mention Class 5A all-state by Atlanta Journal-Constitution … As junior, had 58 tackles with 4.5 sacks, two caused fumbles, one interception and one blocked punt … Rated No. 102 defensive end nationally by ESPN.com and No. 112 by Scout.com … Coached by Jay Walls.

 GREEN CAREER STATISTICS
SEASON G-GS UT AT TT TFL YDS SACK YDS FF FR PBU INT YDS
2010 2-0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 4-0 4 3 7 0.5 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 12-12 38 29 67 2.0 21 0.0 0 0 1 1 0 0
2013 13-13 40 28 68 10.5 30 3.0 12 1 0 2 0 0
CAREER 31-25 83 60 143 13.0 52 3.0 12 1 1 3 0 0