Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 7/21/13
Photo courtesy of NESN.com FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—According to a press release from the team, the New England Patriots announced the signing of rookie free agent defensive back Justin Green today. Green began his collegiate football career at the University of Illinois at the running back position before moving to the secondary for his final three seasons of play.  During that time, he made 29 starts, tallying 76 total tackles, 13 passes defensed, one forced fumble, and two fumble recoveries. Last season, his senior campaign, was a stellar one. He played in 12 games starting 11 at the cornerback position and notched 36 tackles with six passes defensed. One of his better seasons defensively came in 2010, when he played in 13 games notching 55 total tackles (30 solo, 25 assisted) to go along with one forced fumble and four pass deflections. The Louisville, Ky. native had a great freshman (2009) campaign on the ground as he played in 12 contests, carrying the rock 19 times for 88 yards and ...
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