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Updated: September 3, 2015
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 … Majoring in multimedia journalism.