Derrick Green 27
Derrick  Green


Richmond, Va.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 234




Wolverines Geared Up for First Spring Practice Under Harbaugh

Wolverines Geared Up for First Spring Football Practice Under Harbaugh


Competition, Brotherhood Drive Michigan's Backfield

Competition, Brotherhood Drive Michigan's Backfield


Butt, Green Spark Wolverines in Big Second Half

Butt, Green Spark Football in Big Second Half


Rush of Green Turns RedHawks Blue at Big House

Rush of Green Turns RedHawks Blue at Big House


Devins, Two-Headed Running Attack Wipe Out Appalachian State

Devins, Two-Headed Running Attack Wipe Out Appalachian State


Football Highlights vs. Appalachian State

Highlights from Michigan's 52-14 win over Appalachian State in the 2014 season opener.


Countdown to Kickoff - Day 8

Running backs Derrick Green and De'Veon Smith are featured in day eight of the Countdown to Kickoff series.



• Attempts:
22- Miami (OH), 2014
• Yards: 170 - Appalachian State, 2014
• TDs: 2 - Miami (OH), 2014
• Long: 62 - Appalachian State, 2014

At Michigan
• Three-year letterman; Appeared in 23 games, making seven starts

Junior (2015)
• Appeared in seven games at running back
• at Utah (Sept. 3): Had two carries for one yard
• Oregon State (Sept. 12): Ran eight times for 35 yards
• UNLV (Sept. 19): Had three carries for 10 yards
• BYU (Sept. 26): Carried the ball ten times for 28 yards
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Had seven rushes for 26 yards
• Northwestern (Oct. 10): Had 12 rushes for 47 yards and a touchdown

Sophomore (2014)
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in six games, making six starts
• Carried the ball 82 times for 471 yards and three touchdowns
• Recorded two receptions for 26 yards
• At time of injury, ranked 5th in Big Ten and tied for 37th in NCAA in rushing yards (471)
• At time of injury, ranked 8th in Big Ten in rushing yards per game (78.5 avg.)
• At time of injury, ranked 9th in Big Ten and 40th in NCAA in yards per carry (5.7 avg.)
• at Rutgers (Oct. 4): Carried the ball 12 times for 74 yards
• Utah (Sept. 20) Rushed 14 times for 59 yards, caught two passes for 26 yards
• Miami (OH) (Sept. 13): Tallied 137 yards and two touchdowns on a career-best 22 carries
• at Notre Dame (Sept. 6): Carried 13 times for 28 yards
• Appalachian State (Aug. 30): Rushed for a career high 170 yards and one touchdown on 15 carries, posted a career-long 62-yard run

Freshman (2013)
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in 13 games at running back, making one start
• Totaled 83 carries for 270 yards and two touchdowns
• Ohio State (Nov. 30): Carried the ball 12 times for 47 yards in his first career start
• at Northwestern (Nov. 16): Carried the ball a career-high 19 times for a career-best 79 yards
• Minnesota (Oct. 5); Ran for 23 yards and a touchdown, the second of his career, on 10 carries
• Central Michigan (Aug. 31): Had 11 carries for 58 yards and one touchdown, with a long of 30 yards

• Attended Hermitage High School (2013) coached by Patrick Kane

Key Statistics
• Amassed 1,350 yards and 21 touchdowns as a senior
• Ran for 1,500 yards and 20 touchdowns as a junior

Honors and Rankings
• Finalist for the Gatorade Player of the Year award
• Participated in and served as team captain in the Army All-America Game
• Selected to the Virginia High School Coaches Association Group AAA all-state first team as a senior
• Two-time Colonial District Player of the Year (2011-12)
• Three-time All-District Team selection (2010-2012)
• Two time first-team All-Central Region selection (2011-12)
• Two-time All-Metro Team selection (2011-12)

• Derrick Shaqueill Green was born on February 21, 1994
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies

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