Jacob Green

Infobox NFLretired


position=Defensive End
number=79
birthdate=birth date and age|1957|1|21
Pasadena, Texas
debutyear=1980
finalyear=1992
draftyear=1980
draftround=1
draftpick=10
college=Texas A&M
teams=
* Seattle Seahawks (1980-1992)
* San Francisco 49ers (1992)
stat1label=Sacks
stat1value=97.5(116)
stat2label=Interceptions
stat2value=3
stat3label=Touchdowns
stat3value=2
nfl=GRE248196
highlights=
* 2x Pro Bowl selection (1986, 1987)

Jacob Carl Green (born January 21, 1957 in Pasadena, Texas) is a former All-American football defensive end at Texas A&M University. In his 13 year National Football League career, Green played twelve seasons for the Seattle Seahawks, as number 79, and one season for the San Francisco 49ers. Green recorded 97.5 career sacks for the Seahawks (unofficially 116; sacks became an official NFL statistic in 1982, Green's third season) [ [http://www.seahawks.com/Team/Records.aspx?id=13034 seahawks.com] ] , a team record and at the time of his retirement good for No. 3 on the all-time sacks leaderboard behind only Reggie White and Lawrence Taylor.

External links

* [http://www.beckys-place.net/green.html Green on Seahawk page]
* [http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Midfield/6954/Green.html Green's statistics for the Seahawks]

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