Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail

Tim Green

Tim Green


  • Position: Defensive Tackle
  • School: Syracuse
  • High School: Liverpool, NY (Liverpool HS)
  • Years: 1982-1985
  • Inducted: 2001
  • Place of Birth: Liverpool, NY
  • Date of Birth: Dec 16, 1963
  • Jersey Number: 722
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 249

Member Biography

Tim Green excelled on the field and in the classroom. He was a 3-time All-East selection and in 1985 unanimous All-America. He received a National Football Foundation Scholarship for academic excellence. As a defensive tackle, he sacked quarterbacks and stopped runners. He set three Syracuse records for most sacks: 45.5 career, 15 one year, 4 one game. He had 341 tackles in his career. In 1985 he was Syracuse co-captain and was named Co-player of the Year in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC). He graduated in 1986 with a major in English. Green played for the Atlanta Falcons 1986-93. He obtained a law degree in 1994 and practiced as an attorney, then added a career as a football broadcaster.