Rising linebaker that is primed for his breakout season as a senior … Enters the season at No. 2 at one of the three linebacker positions and should see plenty of time in the middle of the Tiger defense this season … Spring notables: Posted a team-best nine tackles (five solo) with a sack (-10 yards) in the first spring scrimmage … Added five solo tackles, two TFLs (-12 yards), a sack (-10 yards) and a pass defensed in the second scrimmage.
Appeared in all 14 games for the Tigers, tallying 18 tackles (6 solo, 12 assists) … Also earned a pair of starts in 2014 … 16 of his 18 tackles on the year came on running plays … Also had one quarterback hurry on the season … Had four of his six solo tackles in Mizzou’s win over UCF (Sept. 13) … Had a career-high seven tackles against Georgia (3 solo, 4 assists) … His QB hurry came against Kentucky (Nov. 1).
Made contributions throughout the year, as he appeared in nine total games … tallied one total tackle for the season, which came at Georgia (Oct. 12).
Saw limited action in reserve duty, and was credited with one tackle in his only appearance against Vanderbilt.
Physical playmaker who was ranked as the nation’s No. 119 outside linebacker prospect by ESPN.com … had his promising senior season cut short by a foot injury, but still won 2nd-Team All-County honors despite playing less than half the season … emerged as a standout linebacker during a junior season that saw him total 131 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, four fumble recoveries and two interceptions, and was named his team’s MVP while earning first-Team All-District honors … high school coach – Dean Deatley.
Parents – Clarence & Casandre Green … is interested in studying business administration in MU’s renowned School of Business … lists hobbies as playing basketball, watching sports television, hanging out with friends and listening to music … chose Mizzou over Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Baylor, Houston, Kentucky and Tulsa, among others.