Ohio State Overview: Jeff Greene is a fifth-year senior academically who is in his third season with the program ... he joined the Ohio State football program at the start of the 2013 fall camp as a walk-on and sat out the season after transferring from Georgia Tech ... he is a veteran of 36 collegiate games, 11 as a Buckeye and 25 while at Georgia Tech, and seven starts as a Tech wide receiver ... his career numbers include 19 receptions for 297 yards and two touchdowns ... Green is majoring in sport industry and has interned the past two summers with national sports marketing firm IMG College.
2014 Season (Junior): After sitting out in 2013, Green played in 11 games for the College Football Playoff national champion Buckeyes ... while most of his action was as a valuable member of multiple special teams, Green also played on offense for the first time as a Buckeye by getting into three games ... he had an Ohio State high 22 plays in Week 3 vs. Kent State, including 11 snaps on offense ... he caught his first pass wearing Scarlet & Gray against Illinois, a 13-yard reception.
More on Jeff: Green played and lettered two seasons at Georgia Tech -- 2011 and 2012 seasons -- before transferring to Ohio State in the summer of 2013 ... he tied for the Georgia Tech team lead with 18 receptions in 2012 for 284 yards and two touchdowns ... had a long catch (and touchdown) of 82 yards vs. Presbyterian ... also scored vs. Clemson and had a 58-yard reception vs. Miami ... he played in 25 games for the Yellow Jackets and started seven games in 2012 ... as a prepster, Greene was a four-time football letterwinner for coach Chad Phillips at Starr's Mill ... caught 33 passes for 630 yards as a senior and was named second-team all-state ... also ran track for four years and played basketball for three seasons ... is the son of Jeff, Sr., and Zsahanna Greene ... has eight siblings - Quiyana, Jasmine, Jeffery, Jada, Kobe, Jalen, Brandon and Justin ... previously lived in Chicago Heights, Ill. ... went on a mission to Mexico to help needy families build homes.
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