Harold Green (American football)

Harold Green
No. 28, 30
Position: Running back
Personal information
Born: (1968-01-29) January 29, 1968
Ladson, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 222 lb (101 kg)
Career information
High school: Goose Creek (SC) Stratford
College: South Carolina
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: 4,365
Average: 3.8
Touchdowns: 13
Player stats at NFL.com

Harold Green, Jr. (born January 29, 1968), is a former professional American football player and coach who was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2nd round of the 1990 NFL Draft. He attended Stratford High School in Goose Creek, SC. A 6'2", 222-lb running back, he played for the University of South Carolina, where he rushed for 2,617 yards, caught 76 passes for 661 yards, and scored 26 touchdowns in three seasons.

Green played nine NFL seasons from 1990 to 1998. His best year as a pro came during the 1992 season as a member of the Bengals, rushing for 1,170 yards with 41 receptions. However, in 1993 Green averaged just 2.74 yards per carry, which is the record for lowest yards per carry among running backs with more than 200 rushing attempts in a season.[1]


Note: G = Games played; Att = Rushing attempts; Yds = Rushing yards; Avg = Average yards per carry; Long = Longest rush; Rush TD = Rushing touchdowns; Rec = Receptions; Yds = Receiving yards; Avg = Average yards per reception; Long = Longest reception; Rec TD = Receiving touchdowns

Year Team GP Att Yds Avg Long Rush TD Rec Yds Avg Long Rec TD
1990Cincinnati Bengals12833534.339112907.5221
1991Cincinnati Bengals141587314.6752161368.5180
1992Cincinnati Bengals162651,1704.4532412145.2190
1993Cincinnati Bengals152155892.7250221155.2160
1994Cincinnati Bengals14762232.9221272679.9341
1995Cincinnati Bengals151716613.9232271826.7241
1996St. Louis Rams161275234.1354372466.6191
1997Atlanta Falcons1636782.22212936012.4470
1998Atlanta Falcons620371.96023417.0280
Career Totals1241,1514,3653.875132131,6447.7474
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  1. "Lowest yards per carry, 1920-2014". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
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