13  Pat Green
Pat Green

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Winston-Salem

High School:
North Forsyth

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 218

Position:
Outside Linebacker

Experience:
RS


Development rate, quickness and athleticism has enabled two-deep status as a reserve at the "sam" outside linebacking position during first season on the Pirates' active roster ... Expected to compete with Dayon Pratt for reps as Montese Overton's top backup, but could also provide an immediate impact to various special teams squads ... Was not credited with any tackles during the first pair of spring scrimmages, but did net a stop in the Purple-Gold Game on April 12 to wrap-up drills ... Strength and conditioning testing numbers include a 320-pound bench press, a 465-pound back squat, a 270-pound power clean and a push jerk of 265 ... Clocked at 4.55 in the 40-yard dash and completed jumps of 31.5" (vertical) and 9'6.5" (broad). 2013: Spend true freshman campaign contributing on scout teams as a redshirt ... Signed with Ruffin McNeill's program in February.

High School: A CarolinaPreps.com 3A All-State Team selection as a senior team captain after recording 80 tackles, six quarterback hurries, 13 tackles for lost yardage and 10.5 sacks ... Also had an interception, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, two pass breakups and a defensive touchdown for coach Pete Gilchrist's Vikings ... The three-time 3A Mid-Point honoree was a two-year varsity starter after transferring into the NFHS program before his sophomore year ... Selected as the league's defensive player-of-the-year in 2012 after helping lead Vikings to a 6-5 overall record, a 4-1 conference mark and a bid to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state playoffs (before falling to A.L. Brown 41-34 in the opening round) ... Checked in at No. 46 on the Fayetteville Observer's Top 50 college football prospects list prior to the 2012 campaign ... A key component of a defense that posted two shutouts (Asheboro and Southwestern Randolph) and held three opponents to less than 10 points ... Prep effort of note includes a 12-tackle performance in a 29-13 win over Pfafftown Reagan (junior season) ... Finished 2011 campaign with 50 tackles and 9.5 sacks despite being hindered by a nagging injury ... Also lettered in basketball, averaging 4.9 points and 4.4 rebounds per contest as a forward for a 24-5 Vikings basketball team in 2011-12 ... Reportedly was timed at 4.6 in the 40-yard dash during prep testing.

Personal: Full name is Patrick Keenan Davon Green, Jr. ... Born June 3, 1995 at Winston-Salem, N.C. ... Undecided on college major ... Has two cousins who enjoyed noteworthy collegiate careers - RB Carlos King (NC State, fourth-round pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1998) and QB/WR Armani Edwards (Appalachian State, third-round selection of the Carolina Panthers in 2010).