8 Jeff Greene

Jeff Greene Ohio State
usaUnited States
Peachtree, GA
High School
Starr's Mill
Past Teams
Ohio State
2013, 2014, 2015

Post-OSU Update: Jeff Greene now runs a “speed and athleticism” academy in Columbus. (updated: Nov. 2023)

Major: Sport Industry (2014-15)

Weight: 220 (2014-15), 218 (2013)

2015 Media Guide: Jeff Greene is a fifth-year senior academically who is in his third season with the program … he joined the Ohio State football program at the start of the 2013 fall camp as a walk-on and sat out the season after transferring from Georgia Tech … he is a veteran of 36 collegiate games, 11 as a Buckeye and 25 while at Georgia Tech, and seven starts as a Tech wide receiver … his career numbers include 19 receptions for 297 yards and two touchdowns … Green is majoring in sport industry and has interned the past two summers with national sports marketing firm IMG College.

2014: After sitting out in 2013, Greene played in 11 games for the College Football Playoff national champion Buckeyes … while most of his action was as a valuable member of multiple special teams, Greene also played on offense for the first time as a Buckeye by getting into three games … he had an
Ohio State high 22 plays in Week 3 vs. Kent State, including 11 snaps on offense … he caught his first pass wearing Scarlet & Gray against Illinois, a 13-yard reception.

2014 Media Guide: Jeff Greene is a senior academically who is in his second season with the program … he joined the Ohio State football program at the start of the 2013 fall camp as a walk-on and sat out the season per NCAA transfer rules … he is a veteran of 25 collegiate games, all while attending Georgia Tech.

2013 Media Guide: Jeff Greene transferred to Ohio State from Georgia Tech before the 2013 season.

Georgia Tech & High School: Greene played and lettered two seasons at Georgia Tech – 2011 and 2012 seasons – before transferring to Ohio State in the summer of 2013 … he tied for the Georgia Tech team lead with 18 receptions in 2012 for 284 yards and two touchdowns … had a long catch (and touchdown) of 82 yards vs. Presbyterian … also scored vs. Clemson and had a 58-yard reception vs. Miami … he played in 25 games for the Yellow Jackets and started seven games in 2012 … as a prepster, Greene was a four-time football letterwinner for coach Chad Phillips at Starr’s Mill … caught 33 passes for 630 yards as a senior and was named second-team all-state … also ran track for four years and played basketball for three seasons.

Personal: Is the son of Jeff, Sr., and Zsahanna Greene … has eight siblings – Quiyana, Jasmine, Jeffery, Jada, Kobe, Jalen, Brandon and Justin … previously lived in Chicago Heights, Ill. … once went on a mission to Mexico to help needy families build homes.



SeasonTeamGGSRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLng2 Pt ConvFumLostPRPR YdsPR AvgPR TD
2014Ohio State10011313.00130222105.00
2015Ohio State11011010.00100000000