Aaron Green transferring to TCU

TCU adds a blue-chip runningback to its roster for 2013, Nebraska transfer Aaron Green.



Scout.com is reporting that Nebraska runningback Aaron Green, who was a five-star recruit from San Antonio in 2011, will transfer to TCU.

Green, who played as a true freshman in Lincoln, must sit out 2012 in Fort Worth.

From Huskers.com, Aaron Green is 5-11, 190 lbs. His player bio, in full, from Huskers.com:

2011 (Freshman)
Green played in 12 games and finished as the Huskers' fifth-leading rusher with 24 carries for 105 yards. Green had five carries for a season-high 36 yards against Washington, including a six-yard touchdown run. In that game he also had a 25-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter. Green rushed for 19 yards at Wyoming, then had a season-high six carries for 20 yards and a four-yard touchdown run at Minnesota.

Before Nebraska (Madison HS)
Green was one of five freshmen from the state of Texas to join the Huskers in 2011. In his final three seasons of high school football, Green amassed nearly 5,000 rushing yards for Coach Jim Streety.

As a senior, Green rushed for 1,717 yards and 19 touchdowns on 240 carries. His play helped Madison to a 7-4 record and a trip to the Class 5A state playoffs. Green was an honorable-mention all-state pick by the Associated Press for his efforts.

He also posted huge numbers during his sophomore and junior seasons. In 2009, he rushed for better than 1,100 yards and 11 touchdowns, while adding 151 receiving yards and three touchdown catches. His play as a junior earned Green honorable-mention all-state honors and helped his team to the state playoffs.

Green first showed his explosiveness for Madison as a sophomore, when he rushed for 2,024 yards and 27 touchdowns and also caught 16 passes for better than 200 yards and two touchdowns.

Green was one of several Nebraska 2011 freshmen to take part in the U.S. Army All-America game in San Antonio. Green was ranked as the No. 11 overall prospect in the country by ESPN, while Rivals.com ranked him among the top 70 players in the nation and both Rivals and Scout.com listed him among the nation’s top 10 running backs. He was also mentioned as one of the top 10 prospects in the state of Texas by Rivals. Green was offered by nearly every school in the country, but his only other official visit was to Florida State.

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