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T.J. Green
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T.J. Green 1085738
Position: S
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sylacauga, Ala.
High School: Sylacauga HS
Experience: 2 Letters


Junior who came into his own as a starting free safety in 2015 ... moved from wide receiver after the 2013 season ... had 162 tackles, one interception and 24 kickoff returns for 505 yards in 980 snaps over 26 games (16 starts) on defense in his career ... had two receptions in 147 snaps over 12 games on offense in his career ... declared for the NFL Draft after his junior season in 2015 ... drafted in the second round (57th overall) by the Indianapolis Colts.

2015: Third-leading tackler on the team with 130 stops ... also had five tackles for loss, three pass breakups in 821 snaps and started all 15 games for the Tigers ... named coaches player-of-the-game in the opener against Wofford when he tallied 13 tackles, including two for loss ... followed with 10 stops in win over Appalachian State ... recorded first career sack at Louisville, a 10-yard loss ... posted team-high 13 tackles against Notre Dame ... had nine tackles in 62 snaps against Boston College ... posted eight stops against Florida State, all first hits ... notched team-high and personal best 17 tackles at South Carolina, while forcing a pair of fumbles as well ... posted seven tackles in just 25 snaps before leaving due to a targeting call in the ACC Championship Game against North Carolina ... notched 16 tackles, including 12 first hits, in the Orange Bowl win over Oklahoma ... active in the National Championship Game with 13 tackles, second-most on the team.

2014: Had 24 tackles, one interception and 21 kickoff returns for a team-high 445 yards in 159 snaps over 11 games (one start) ... eighth in the ACC in yards per kickoff return (21.2) ... had five kickoff returns for a game-high 107 yards at No. 12 Georgia on Aug. 30 ... had four tackles in 26 snaps and a 12-yard kickoff return against SC State on Sept. 6 ... had a 23-yard kickoff return against North Carolina on Sept. 27 ... had two tackles in 15 snaps and an 18-yard kickoff return against NC State on Oct. 4 ... had three tackles in five snaps and three kickoff returns for 66 yards against Louisville on Oct. 11 ... had eight tackles in 45 snaps and three kickoff returns for 51 yards at Boston College on Oct. 18 ... had two kickoff returns for 44 yards against Syracuse on Oct. 25 ... had two kickoff returns for 44 yards at Wake Forest on Nov. 6 ... had one tackle in 26 snaps at No. 23 Georgia Tech on Nov. 15; it was his first career start ... had two tackles and an interception in 18 snaps along with a 26-yard kickoff return against No. 24 Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 29.

2013: Had two receptions and three kickoff returns for 60 yards in 147 snaps over 12 games ... had eight special teams tackles, tied for second-most on the team ... had one reception and an 18-yard kickoff return against SC State on Sept. 7; it was his first career game ... had a four-yard reception against Wake Forest on Sept. 28 ... had a 24-yard kickoff return against Boston College on Oct. 12 ... had a team-high three special teams tackles against Georgia Tech on Nov. 14; named team special teams player-of-the-game ... had an 18-yard kickoff return at No. 9 South Carolina on Nov. 30.

Before Clemson: Scored nine touchdowns and averaged 22 yards per reception as a senior at Sylacauga High School ... had 25 tackles and four interceptions as a senior ... outstanding kick returner ... No. 18 player in Alabama by ESPN ... No. 56 athlete in the nation by ESPN ... coached by Matt Griffith at Sylacauga High School ... recruited by Robbie Caldwell.
Personal: Majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born March 15, 1995.

Personal: Majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born March 15, 1995.

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