Before the Toledo Central Catholic – Lima Senior game last Friday, I spent just a few minutes talking with LB Chris Green of the Irish. Chris is not eligible this fall because he missed the age limit by a month.
Chris started at DE for Central Catholic as a sophomore. Thought that he was over weight, but he was strong and powerful and could run.
During his sophomore, I watched him at OHSAA State wresting tournament and he had slimmed down. Fast, tough, and had excellent balance.
Toledo Central Catholic HS
Last year, as a junior, and his final year, he played like a man. Dominated some games at linebacker. Excellent at filling the hole. Excellent burst. Ran thru traffic to get to the ball. Finished plays.
Watching Chris play with so much physicality and enthusiasm, actually changed some of my thinking on showing emotion after making a big play. As I watched him play, he really enjoyed playing the game. Chest-pumping, I guess, is okay.
Chris is on the roster and wears his number 43 to the games and is on the team.. Due to OHSAA regulations he cannot practice with his team or compete against high school player. Chris works out and trains on his own.
Actually, he looks good in street clothes. Some schools backed off from recruiting him, because he is not playing this fall. One BCS school pulled his scholarship offer. Continue Reading
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