Der'Woun Greene

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  • Der'Woun
  • Greene

  • Position
    Free Safety
  • Class
  • Height
    5' 10
  • Weight
    196 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    Woodrow Wilson
  • Hometown
    Portsmouth, Va.
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Updated: August 24, 2016

Pronounced DARE-ee-on

2015-16: Appeared in 11 games … Logged 68 plays, including 39 on special teams and 29 as free safety during the regular season … Made eight tackles and forced one fumble … Had 14 kick returns for 363 yards … Collected two tackles versus No. 1 Ohio State … Recorded a career-high five tackles against Furman … Returned a kickoff for a career-long 82 yards with two additional returns at Purdue … Posted one kick off return for 25 yards versus NC State … Had three kickoff returns for 58 yards with a long of 24 at Miami … Notched two returns for 26 yards against No. 23 Duke … Took the field at Boston College … Collected a 19-yard kickoff return and one tackle at Georgia Tech … Posted two kick returns for 35 yards versus No. 12 North Carolina … Had a 41-yard kickoff return at Virginia ... Had two kickoff returns for 75 total yards including a 39-yard return in the Independence Bowl vs. Tulsa.

2014-15: Played in seven games, making one start … Was in on 27 plays on defense and 44 on special teams … Made one tackle while in on defense and special teams against William & Mary … Saw action on defense in the win at Ohio State … Was in on special teams against East Carolina and Georgia Tech … Made his first career start and finished with a tackle against Western Michigan … Saw action on special teams at North Carolina … Made a tackle while in on special teams at Pitt … Was in on special teams against Virginia … Had a big game against Cincinnati in the Military Bowl, averaging 36.5 yards on kickoff returns.

2013-14: Played in all 13 games … Was in on 225 plays, 128 on defense and 97 on special teams … Made eight tackles and broke up a pass during his debut season … Saw action on defense and special teams, returning two kicks for 39 yards, in the season opener against Alabama … Was in on defense as well as special teams against Western Carolina and at East Carolina … Saw action on special teams against Marshall and at Georgia Tech … Made a tackle while in on special teams against Pittsburgh … Saw action on special teams against Duke and at Boston College … Was in on 14 plays on defense and 11 special teams plays, making one tackle, at Miami … Made four tackles and broke up a pass while in on 43 plays on defense and four special teams plays against Maryland … Made a tackle while in on 60 defensive plays, also contributing on special teams, at Virginia … Got three plays on defense and three more on special teams in the Sun Bowl.

2012-13: Got a brief look at wide receiver before switching to cornerback during a redshirt season … Gained some much-needed weight during the off-season program and turned in a 35-inch vertical jump … Moved to free safety for the spring … Intercepted a pass and had four tackles during the first scrimmage … Returned an interception 98 yards for a touchdown during the spring game … Also contributed five tackles for the winning White team.

High School: A member of the PrepStar All-Atlantic Region squad for Coach Curtis Williams at Woodrow Wilson High … A two-time first-team All-Eastern District choice as a defensive back … As a senior, passed for 1,035 yards and eight touchdowns … Also had 395 rushing yards and four scores … On defense, recorded 32 tackles, four forced fumbles and had three fumble recoveries … Listed as the No. 24 safety in the country and the No. 13 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 38 “athlete” in the country and the No. 17 player in his state by 247Sports … Rated the No. 25 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 25 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep … Listed as the No. 114 safety in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 60 “athlete” in the country, the No. 79 player in his region and the No. 15 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

Personal: Der’Woun T. Greene … Born June 13, 1994 in Portsmouth, Va. … Son of Derwood Greene and Latasha Sallee-Brown … Has three younger brothers and two younger sisters … Degree in multimedia journalism..Currently pursuing a second degree in Sociology.