Derek Green - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Derek Green


Class Junior
Height 6'5"
Weight 320
Hometown Richlands, N.C.
High School Southwest

As a Sophomore (2020)
• Played in eight games
• Five tackles with a year-high two against No. 6/5 Florida
• Single stops at Mississippi State, Kentucky and Missouri

As a Freshman (2019)
• Did not see action
• Transferred to Vanderbilt after enrolling at Oklahoma

The Green File
• Prepped at Southwest (North Carolina)
• Enrolled at Vanderbilt in July 2019
• Four-star prospect by ESPN, three-star rating from Rivals, 247Sports
• Nation’s 27th-best defensive tackle by ESPN
• Four-year starter on defensive line
• 139 tackles, 13 sacks in 2018, 11 sacks in 2018, leading to 2A state semifinals appearance
• 2018 all-state first team
• 2017 all-state second team
• Participated in Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas postseason all-star game
• Three-time all-district
• Three-year letter winner in basketball
• Full name is Derek Marcel Green
• Born in Jacksonville, N.C.
• Son of Arlandis and Alisha Green
• One brother, Dominic
• Majoring in medicine, health and society

Career Highs
Tackles: 2, vs. Florida, 11/21/2020