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 97   Jarvis Green   DL
  Height: 6-3   Weight: 285
  Year: 8   Yrs/Pat: 8
  Acquired: D4b-02 (126th overall)
  School: Louisiana State
  Major: Construction Engineering
  Born: Jan 12, 1979  Thibodaux  LA

Career Transactions

Jarvis Green was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round (126th overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft ... Signed by the Patriots (07/18/02).



Career Statistics

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Career Highlights

GP/GS (Playoffs): 121/46 (15/4)

  • In seven NFL seasons, Green has started 34 of 108 games while recording 279 tackles (171 solo), 27.0 sacks, nine forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries.
  • In his seven seasons in New England, Green has been a part of five division championships, three conference titles and two Super Bowl crowns.
  • Green's 108 games played for the Patriots entering 2009 rank third among active New England defensive players, trailing only Tedy Bruschi (189) and Richard Seymour (111). Green is one of six active Patriots that enter 2009 with 100 or more games in a New England uniform (also Bruschi, Seymour, Kevin Faulk, Matt Light and Tom Brady).
  • In 2007, Green tied for second on the Patriots with 6.5 sacks while starting a career-high 10 games as part of a Patriots defense that allowed just 288.3 yards per game, the lowest total for the team in 25 years.
  • In 2006, Green tied for second on the team with 7.5 sacks, tied for the team lead with three forced fumbles and set a career high with 57 tackles (36 solo).
  • Green was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts at Cincinnati (10/1/06) when he recorded a career-high 3.0 sacks.
  • Green recorded three strip-sacks of opposing quarterbacks in 2006, with each forced fumble resulting in a recovery by the Patriots.
  • In 2005, Green totaled 53 tackles (30 solo) and added 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble. He recorded five or more tackles six times in 2005.
  • Green enjoyed a solid 2004 campaign, setting career highs with four sacks and three fumble recoveries.
  • Green started all three postseason contests at defensive end in 2004, finishing the playoffs with seven tackles, a sack and a forced fumble.
  • Green notched his first career touchdown when he pounced on a fumble in the end zone during the Patriots' 24-3 victory over Baltimore (11/28/04).
  • One of the biggest games of Green's career came on one of the NFL's biggest stages, as he recorded a career-high 2.5 sacks of NFL co-MVP Peyton Manning in the 2003 AFC Championship Game (1/18/04). He also set a career high with six tackles (5 solo) in the game.


2009 Season

2009 (13/12/0/3): Set a season career high, making 12 starts on the season.

Buffalo (9/14): Started at defensive tackle in the Patriots' 25-24 comeback win over the Bills ... Made two tackles and registered a quarterback hit. at N.Y. Jets (9/20): Started at defensive end versus the Jets ... Chipped in seven tackles (4 solo). Atlanta (9/27): Started at defensive end in the Patriots' 26-10 victory over the Falcons ... Teamed with Vince Wilfork to drop Michael Turner for a 2-yard loss in the first quarter ... Tallied two tackles. Baltimore (10/4): Started at defensive end in the Patriots' 27-21 win over the Ravens ... Stuffed Willis McGahee for a 2-yard loss in the first quarter ... Tallied four solo tackles ... Registered one quarterback hit. at Denver (10/11): Made the start at defensive end and tallied two tackles. Tennessee (10/18): Started at defensive end as the Patriots tied the largest margin of victory by team since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger with a 59-0 whitewashing of the Titans ... Tallied five solo tackles. at Tampa Bay (10/25): Started at defensive end in the Patriots' 35-7 victory over the Buccaneers at Wembley Stadium. Miami (11/8): Inactive. Indianapolis (11/15): Inactive. N.Y. Jets (11/22): Inactive. at New Orleans (11/30): Returned in action in a reserve role at defensive end at the Saints ... Registered four tackles (3 solo). at Miami (12/6): Started at defensive end at the Dolphins, making five tackles (4 solo) ... Stuffed Ricky Williams for no gain on a first-quarter carry. Carolina (12/13): Started at defensive end in the Patriots' 20-10 win over the Panthers ... Hauled down Matt Moore for an 8-yard sack on third and 12 in the fourth quarter, forcing a three-and-out ... Teamed up with Ty Warren to stop Jonathan Stewart for a 1-yard loss in the second quarter ... Registered six tackles. at Buffalo (12/20): Started at defensive end in the Patriots' 17-10 win over the Bills ... Tallied six tackles. Jacksonville (12/27): Started at defensive end as the Patriots clinched the AFC East crown with a 35-7 win over the Jaguars ... Made two tackles. at Houston (1/3): Started at defensive end at the Texans, making one solo tackle.

2009 Postseason (1/1/0/0): Baltimore (1/10): Started at defensive tackle and tallied three tackles versus the Ravens.



2008 Season

2008 (14/3): Played in 14 games with three starts and finished fourth among Patriots defensive linemen with 43 tackles (23 solo) ... Added two sacks, four quarterback hits, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... Played in his 100th career game at Indianapolis (11/2) ... Tallied a single-game career high 12 tackles, also a team high, with eight solo stops while also recording a season high two sacks at Buffalo (12/28) ... Made his first start of the season at San Diego (10/12) ... Made his second start of the season at defensive end at Seattle (12/7) and tallied five tackles ... Pounced on a Matt Leinart fumble forced on a Brandon Meriweather strip-sack against Arizona (12/21) ... Applied pressure on Kurt Warner on a second-down pass attempt, leading to an incomplete pass and a Cardinals three-and-out ... Made five tackles with two solo tackles ... Tallied a single-game career high 12 tackles, also a team high at Buffalo (12/28), with eight solo stops while also recording a season-high two sacks while helping the Patriots to their first shutout since 2006 ... Forced a Trent Edwards fumble that was recovered by Mike Vrabel on a 6-yard strip-sack ... Added a 7-yard sack of Edwards to record his fourth career multiple-sack game.
 



2007 Season

2007 (16/10/0/0):  Played in all 16 games while setting a single-season career high with 10 starts in 2007... Tied for the team lead in tackles with eight in the Patriots' 24-20 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Nov. 4... Led the team in quarterback hits in the Patriots' 20-10 win over the New York Jets on Dec. 16... Tied a single-season career high with 57 tackles in 2007... Finished tied for second on the team with 6.5 sacks in 2007.

at N.Y. Jets (9/9):  Started at defensive end... Forced the Jets to punt during a first quarter possession by stopping quarterback Chad Pennington one yard short of a first down while scrambling... Sacked Pennington for a 6-yard loss on the Jets' final possession of the second quarter... Corralled running back Thomas Jones for a 2-yard loss on a first and 10 in the third quarter... Followed that play with an 8-yard sack of Pennington.  San Diego (9/16):  Started at defensive end... Registered two tackles (1 solo) in the Patriots' 38-14 win in their home opener... Matched a season high with two quarterback hits.  Buffalo (9/23):  Started at defensive end... Recovered a fumble resulting from Ellis Hobbs's sack of Bills quarterback J.P. Losman in the first quarter and led to a 24-yard Stephen Gostkowski field goal for a 3-0 Patriot lead... Registered his third sack of the season when he dragged down Trent Edwards for a 9-yard loss in the third quarter as the Patriot defense held the Bills to a three-and-out... Led the team with five solo tackles.  at Cincinnati (10/1): Started at defensive end... Teamed up with Adalius Thomas on an 8-yard sack of Carson Palmer in the first quarter, stalling a Bengals' drive and forcing a punt... Stonewalled Bengals running back Kenny Watson for a loss of two yards early in the third quarter... Compiled three tackles (1 solo).  Cleveland (10/7):  Started at defensive end... Recorded two tackles in the Patriots' 34-17 victory over the Browns.  at Dallas (10/14):  Contributed to a defensive line that held Cowboys' running back Julius Jones and Marion Barber under 100 combined rushing yards with two solo tackles in the Patriots' 48-27 victory over Dallas.  at Miami (10/21):  Started at defensive end... Recorded four tackles (2 solo) in the Patriots' commanding 49-28 win over the Dolphins.  Washington (10/28):  Started at defensive end... Contributed two tackles in the Patriots' 52-7 win over the Redskins.  at Indianapolis (11/4):  Started at defensive end... Dragged down Joseph Addai for a huge 9-yard loss on a second-and-11 try in the third quarter, forcing a punt two plays later... Strip-sacked Peyton Manning for a 5-yard loss with 2:30 remaining in the contest, while causing a fumble that was recovered by Rosevelt Colvin and preserving a Patriots' victory... Tied for the team lead in tackles with eight, five of which were solo tackles. at Buffalo (11/18):  Started at defensive end... Credited with a forced fumble for the second straight game.. Tallied four (two solo) tackles.  Philadelphia (11/25):  Played in a reserve role at defensive end in the Patriots' 31-28 win over the Eagles... Made two tackles (1 solo).  at Baltimore (12/3):  Started at defensive end... Registered four tackles and a quarterback hit in the Patriots' 27-24 comeback win over the Ravens.  Pittsburgh (12/9/07):  Played in a reserve role at defensive end in the Patriots' 34-13 win over the Steelers... Dragged down Ben Roethlisberger along with Mike Wright for a loss of nine yards with his fifth sack of the season, helping to force a Steelers' three and out in the first quarter... Tallied three (2 solo) tackles.  N.Y. Jets (12/16):  Played in reserve at defensive end in the Patriots' 20-10 win over the Jets... Tallied four tackles (3 solo), one sack and two quarterback hits... Combined with Richard Seymour to sack Chad Pennington for a loss of 13 yards late in the first half... Took credit for another half sack along with Adalius Thomas while getting to Pennington a second time on a 1-yard sack in the fourth quarter.  Miami (12/23):  Ran up his season sack total to 6.5 with a sack while making four tackles (3 solo) and registering a quarterback hit in the Patriots' 28-7 win over the Dolphins... Chased down Cleo Lemon for a loss of six yards, cutting short a second-quarter Miami drive and forcing a punt.  at N.Y. Giants (12/29):  Played in reserve at defensive end as the Patriots became just the fourth team in NFL history to finish its regular-season undefeated with a 38-25 comeback win over the Giants... Made two solo tackles.

2007 Postseason (3/0/0/0):  Jacksonville (1/12):  Played in a reserve role at defensive end in the Patriots' 31-20 win over the Jaguars... Made one solo tackle with a quarterback hit.  San Diego (1/20):  Saw significant time in reserve at defensive end in the Patriots' 21-12 win over the Chargers in the AFC Championship Game... Made five tackles (2 solo).  N.Y. Giants (2/3):  Played in reserve at defensive end in Super Bowl XLII... Made one solo tackle, one sack and registered a quarterback hit... Sacked Eli Manning for a loss of three yards in the second quarter.



2006 Season

2006 (16/4, 3/0): Played in all 16 regular season contests with four starts on the defensive line ... Saw action in a reserve role in three postseason contests ... Finished tied for second on the team with a career-high 7.5 sacks ... Led the team or tied for the team lead in sacks four times (at CIN, vs. MIA, at JAX, at TEN) ... Led the team or tied for the team lead in quarterback hits twice (at CIN, vs. MIA) ... Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after tallying four solo tackles, a career-high three sacks, three quarterback hits, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in the Patriots' commanding 38-13 victory over Cincinnati (10/01/06) ... Notched a career-high 10 tackles (09/17/06).

N.Y. Jets (9/17): Saw significant action on the defensive line in a reserve role ... Finished second on the team with a career-high 10 tackles (9 solo), including a half sack ... Combined with Tully Banta-Cain to drop Chad Pennington for a 6-yard sack at the end of the second quarter ... Teamed with Ty Warren to stonewall Kevan Barlow for no gain on a fourth-and-one rush up the middle in the third quarter ... Stuffed Barlow for a 1-yard loss on a rush up the middle in the third stanza. Cincinnati (10/1): Started at defensive end ... Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after tallying four solo tackles, a career-high three sacks, three quarterback hits, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... Halted a Bengals' drive by stopping Kenny Watson for a 4-yard gain on a third-andfi ve rush in the second quarter ... Gave the Patriots great field position and captured the trifecta by sacking Carson Palmer for a 10-yard loss, forcing a fumble and recovering the loose ball with 13:53 remaining in the fourth quarter ... Dropped Palmer for a 9-yard sack with a fierce rush up the middle in the final stanza ... Two plays later, sacked Palmer for an 11-yard loss. Miami (10/8): Saw action in a reserve role on the defensive front ... Collected three solo tackles, a sack and a quarterback hit ... Dropped Joey Harrington for an 11-yard sack midway through the fourth quarter. Buffalo (10/22): Saw significant action in a reserve role on the defensive front ... Notched five tackles (3 solo) and a pass defensed ... Batted down a JP Losman pass at the line of scrimmage in the third quarter. Minnesota (10/30): Started at defensive end and collected five tackles (4 solo), a sack and a quarterback hit ... Teamed with Tully Banta-Cain to drop Brooks Bollinger for a 9-yard sack in the fourth quarter ... Combined with Richard Seymour to drop Bollinger for a 2-yard sack in the fourth quarter. Chicago (11/26): Saw action in a reserve role at defensive end and registered five tackles (1 solo) ... Combined with Rosevelt Colvin to limit Thomas Jones for no gain on a rush off left guard in the first quarter ... Teamed with Vince Wilfork to limit Jones to a 1- yard gain on third-and-two in the third quarter ... Provided pressure and forced Rex Grossman to throw an incomplete pass on third-and-eight late in the third quarter. Jacksonville (12/24): Saw action in a reserve role at defensive end ... Registered three tackles (1 solo), a sack and a forced fumble ... Sealed the victory by strip-sacking David Garrard and the loose ball was recovered by Rodney Harrison with less than two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter. Tennessee (12/31): Played in a reserve role at defensive end ... Posted two solo tackles, a sack and a forced fumble ... Strip-sacked Vince Young for a 7-yard loss and the loose ball was recovered by Rosevelt Colvin at the Titans' 24-yard line in the first quarter.



2005 Season

2005 (15/5/0/1): Oakland (9/8): Tallied five tackles (4 solo), including a sack and a forced fumble in the Patriots’ 30-20 victory over the Raiders on opening night … Dropped Kerry Collins for a 13-yard sack and forced a fumble that was recovered by Vince Wilfork in the third quarter … Teamed with Richard Seymour to stuff Lamont Jordan for a 4-yard loss on a rush up the middle in the second quarter … Combined with Monty Beisel to stonewall Jordan for a 1-yard loss on a rush off left guard in the second quarter. at Carolina (9/18): Played in a reserve role on the defensive line and collected three tackles (1 solo). at Pittsburgh (9/25): Started at defensive end as the Patriots opened the game in a 4-3 alignment … Collected three tackles (2 solo) in the Patriots’ 23-20 victory over the Steelers. San Diego (10/2): Collected six tackles (5 solo) … Teamed with Monty Beisel to stuff LaDainian Tomlinson for no gain on a rush off left guard in the first quarter. at Atlanta (10/9): Started at defensive end … Notched six tackles (4 solo), including a half sack in the Patriots’ 31-28 win over the Falcons … Stuffed Warrick Dunn for a 2-yard loss on a rush up the middle in the first quarter … Teamed with Mike Vrabel to sack Matt Schaub for a 1-yard loss in the third quarter … Stopped Dunn for no gain on a rush up the middle in the fourth quarter. at Denver (10/16): Started on the defensive line and notched five tackles (4 solo). Buffalo (10/30): Started at defensive end and registered five tackles (2 solo) in the Patriots’ 21-16 victory over the Bills on Sunday Night Football. Indianapolis (11/7): Started at defensive end and notched six tackles … Combined with Willie McGinest to stuff Edgerrin James for a 3-yard loss on a screen pass in the first quarter. at Miami (11/13): Saw action in a reserve role at defensive end and collected two tackles in the Patriots’ 23-16 road victory over the Dolphins. New Orleans (11/20): Collected a solo tackle in the Patriots’ 24-17 win over the Saints. at Kansas City (11/27): Registered three tackles (1 solo) … Stonewalled Tony Richardson for no gain on a rush up the middle in the second quarter. N.Y. Jets (12/4): Combined with Willie McGinest to stuff Curtis Martin for no gain on a rush off right guard in the second quarter … Dropped Brooks Bollinger for a 4-yard sack in the fourth quarter. at Buffalo (12/11): Collected a tackle in the Patriots’ commanding 35-7 road victory over the Bills. Tampa Bay (12/17): Notched three tackles (1 solo) in the Patriots’ 28-0 shutout victory over the Buccaneers. at N.Y. Jets (12/26): Recorded a solo tackle in the Patriots’ 31-21 victory over the Jets. Miami (1/1): Inactive.

2005 Postseason (2/0/0/0): Jacksonville (1/7): Collected six tackles (2 solo) in the Patriots’ 28-3 AFC Wild Card victory over the Jaguars. at Denver (1/14): Played in a reserve role on the defensive front and collected three tackles (2 solo).



2004 season

2004 (16/1, 3/3): Played in all 16 games for the second consecutive season and started all three postseason contests … Registered a career-high 4.0 sacks … Collected his first career touchdown when he pounced on a fumble in the end zone against Baltimore (11/28/04). Indianapolis (9/9): Played in a reserve role on the defensive line in the Patriots' 27-24 victory over the Colts.  at Arizona (9/19):  Saw action on the defensive front in the Patriots' 23-12 victory over the Cardinals.  at Buffalo (10/3): Played in a reserve role on the defensive line and collected one tackle in the Patriots' 31-17 victory over the Bills.  Miami (10/10): Collected three tackles (2 solo) in the Patriots' 24-10 victory over the Dolphins.  Seattle (10/17):  Played in a reserve role on the defensive front and notched three solo tackles, including a sack in the Patriots' 30-20 victory over the Seahawks ... Dropped Matt Hasselbeck for a sack deep in Patriots' territory in the fourth quarter.  N.Y. Jets (10/24):  Played in a reserve role on the defensive front and registered two tackles in the Patriots' 13-7 win over the Jets.  at Pittsburgh (10/31): Played in a reserve role of the defensive front against the Steelers.  at St. Louis (11/7):  Registered three tackles, a sack, a pass defensed and a fumble recovery in the Patriots' 40-22 road win against the Rams ... Sacked Marc Bulger for a 3-yard loss in the first quarter ... Recovered a Marc Bulger fumble that was forced by Willie McGinest in the second quarter ... Deflected a Marc Bulger pass intended for Shaun McDonald in the third quarter.  Buffalo (11/14):  Played in a reserve role on the defensive front and registered a tackle in the Patriots' commanding 29-6 victory over the Bills.  at Kansas City (11/22):  Played in a reserve role on the defensive front and collected a solo tackle.  Baltimore (11/28):  Collected a tackle and recovered a fumble for a touchdown in the Patriots' 24-3 victory over the Ravens ... Scooped up a Kyle Boller fumble in the end zone for his first career touchdown to give the Patriots a commanding 24-3 lead in the fourth quarter.  at Cleveland (12/5):  Saw action in a reserve role on the defensive line in the Patriots' 42-15 victory over the Browns.  Cincinnati (12/12):  Collected a tackle in the Patriots' AFC East clinching 35-28 victory over the Bengals ... Teamed with Keith Traylor to stuff Rudi Johnson for a 2-yard loss on a rush off left tackle in the second quarter.  at Miami (12/20):  Collected two solo tackles, including a sack and a forced fumble ... Sacked A.J. Feeley for a 10-yard loss in the first quarter, while also forcing the signal caller to fumble, but the loose ball was recovered by Miami.  at N.Y. Jets (12/26):  Notched two solo tackles, including a sack and a fumble recovery in the Patriots' 23-7 victory over the Jets ... Sacked Chad Pennington for a 10-yard loss with a fierce pass rush on the final play of the third quarter ... Scooped up a Pennington fumble that was caused after Rosevelt Colvin sacked the signal caller in the fourth quarter.  San Francisco (1/2):  Started at defensive end and registered eight tackles (6 solo) in the Patriots' 21-7 victory over the 49ers ... Teamed with Keith Traylor to stop Kevan Barlow for no gain on a rush in the first quarter ... Stuffed Kevan Barlow for no gain on a rush off left end in the fourth quarter.

 

2004 Postseason (3/3/0/0):  Indianapolis (1/16):  Started at defensive end and collected two tackles in the Patriots' 20-3 victory over the Colts.  at Pittsburgh (1/23):  Started at defensive end and collected five tackles (3 solo), including a sack and a forced fumble in the Patriots' 41-27 AFC Championship victory over the Steelers ... Teamed with Keith Traylor to stuff Duce Staley for no gain on a rush off left guard in the second quarter ... Sacked Ben Roethlisberger for a 1-yard loss and forced the signal caller to fumble the ball out of bounds in the second quarter. Philadelphia (2/6): Started at defensive end in the Patriots' 24-21 victory over the Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX.



2003 Season

2003 (16/7, 3/0): Played in all 16 games with seven starting assignments … Recorded 20 tackles (14 solo) in the regular season, including two sacks and a pass defense … Set career highs with six tackles (5 solo) and 2.5 sacks in the AFC Championship Game against Indianapolis (1/18) … Part of a Patriots defense that led the NFL in opponents’ points per game (14.9), opponents’ passer rating (56.2), interceptions (29) and passing touchdowns surrendered (11) … Helped the Patriots run defense rank fourth in the NFL, up from 31st in the NFL in 2002. Philadelphia (9/14): Recorded his first sack of the season when he dropped Donovan McNabb for a five-yard loss in the second quarter. Washington (9/28): Earned his first start of the season at right defensive end … Teamed up with Tedy Bruschi to stop Ladell Betts for no gain. Tennessee (10/5): Made his second consecutive start … Registered two solo tackles on run stop plays …  Helped limit former Pro Bowler Eddie George to just 35 yards rushing on 15 carries (2.3 avg). N.Y. Giants (10/12): Combin-ed with Matt Chatham to sack Kerry Collins for a three-yard loss in the fourth quarter. Miami (10/19): Started at right defensive end and made three tackles (2 solo) … Stone-walled Ricky Williams for a one-yard loss during the Dolphins opening drive of the game. Indianapolis (11/30): Registered two solo tackles … Dropped Edgerrin James for a three-yard loss on a rush off left tackle in the third quarter. Miami (12/7): Registered two solo tackles and shared a sack that resulted in a safety … Teamed with Mike Vrabel to sack Jay Fiedler in the end zone for a safety on fourth-and-eight to give the Patriots a 12-0 lead with 1:13 remaining in the fourth quarter. Jacksonville (12/14): Batted down a pass intended for Fred Taylor in the fourth quarter. Indianapolis (1/18): Tallied a season-high six tackles (5 solo) and a career-high 2.5 sacks in the Patriots’ 24-14 AFC Championship victory over the Colts … Dropped Peyton Manning for a nine-yard sack in the second quarter … Sacked Manning for a seven-yard loss with a strong rush up the middle in the fourth quarter … Recorded his third sack of the game when he dropped Manning for a six-yard loss midway through the fourth quarter. Carolina (2/1): Registered a pass defense in the Patriots’ 32-29 Super Bowl XXXVIII victory over the Panthers … Pressured Jake Delhomme with a strong pass rush, forcing him to throw an incompletion on third down in the first quarter.
 



2002 Season

2002 (15/4): Green played in 15 games, including four starts, and recorded 21 tackles … Made his NFL debut against Pittsburgh (9/9) and his first NFL start at Miami (10/06) … Ranked sixth on the team with 2.5 sacks. Pittsburgh (9/9): Recorded his first professional sack, along with a forced fumble and four tackles (3 solos) in the Patriots 30-14 win over the Steelers on Monday Night Football … Sacked Kordell Stewart for a loss of 13 yards, causing a fumble on the play that was recovered by Roman Phifer. Miami (10/6): Notched his first NFL start, playing most of the game at defensive end in place of Anthony Pleasant … Recorded three tackles, including stopping Ricky Williams for no gain in the fourth quarter … Also returned a kickoff for 10 yards. Buffalo (11/3): Started for the fourth consecutive week on the defensive line in New England’s 38-7 win over the Bills… Part of a Patriots defense that held the Bills offense, which had been ranked second in the NFL, to just one touchdown. Minnesota (11/24): Recorded his second sack of the season in the Patriots 24-17 win, bringing down Daunte Culpepper for a two-yard loss in the red zone in the third quarter. Tennessee (12/16): Teamed with Mike Vrabel to sack Steve McNair for a loss of seven yards.
 



College

One of the most dominating defensive linemen in LSU history ... Finished his career ranking fourth on the school's career-record list with 20 quarterback sacks for 123 yards ... Started 39 of 41 games for the Tigers, recording 184 tackles (108 solos) with 38 stops for losses of 165 yards. 2001 (Senior): Voted second-team All-Southeastern Conference selection by the league's coaches ... Started in all 13 games at right defensive end and recorded 52 tackles (29 solos) ... Led the team with four sacks for 28 yards and 25 quarterback pressures. 2000 (Junior): Participated in nine games with eight starts during the regular season and also started the Peach Bowl for the Tigers ... Recorded 31 tackles (13 solos), including a sack and three stops for losses of 10 yards ... Deflected three passes. 1999 (Sophomore): Started in nine games and finished with 51 tackles (30 solos), 12 stops for losses of 52 yards, seven sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, two pass break-ups and one blocked kick. 1998 (Freshman): Green established an LSU freshman record for quarterback sacks with eight for 46 yards ... He tied Anthony McFarland for the team lead and also led the team with nine quarterback pressures ... Started 10 games at right defensive end and ranked sixth on team with 50 tackles (36 solos) ... Also ranked second on team with 17 stops for losses of 73 yards.



Honors and Awards

2006
AFC Defensive Player of the Week (Wk. 4)
New England Patriots Ron Burton Community Service Award



Personal

Jarvis Pernell Green was born the son of Marion L. Ceasar Green and Pernell Green on Jan. 12, 1979 in Thibodaux, La. ... Brother, Jason, was a teammate and linebacker at Louisiana State (1998-2001) ... Cousin, Howard, was a teammate and defensive tackle at LSU (2000-2001) ... Cousins Howard and Skyler Green also went on to play in the NFL ... Class 3A Defensive MVP at Donaldson (La.) High ... Recorded 136 tackles (103 solo), with 42 for a loss and 16 sacks his senior year ... As a junior, totaled 83 tackles, seven sacks, and 21 tackles for a loss ... Construction Engineering major ... Is involved in several business pursuits, including ownership of a restaurant in his hometown of Donaldsonville, La. ... Completed an internship with Rolls Royce ... Completed a restaurant internship at Providence Prime in Rhode Island ... Served as an honorary coach in the 2007 BELL Bowl, a fundraiser at Gillette Stadium to benefit the BELL Foundation ... Earned the New England Patriots Ron Burton Community Service Award in 2006 for his commitment to the community and helping others ... Jarvis and his wife Rakia have three children.
 



Extra Points

  • Jarvis runs the Jarvis Green Foundation, dedicated to providing support to single working mothers in disadvantaged, low-income areas and to supporting victims of Hurricane Katrina. Jarvis donated $25,000 to Michelle Jefferson, a single mother from New Orleans, to assist with her recovery after Katrina.
  • Jarvis hosts many annual events to raise money for his foundation. In November 2008, he had his second annual wine tasting gala at the Johnson & Wales Inn in Seekonk, Mass. Jarvis' events are supported by many of his teammates and raise money for the Jarvis Green Foundation.
  • In the fall of 2008, Jarvis opened "The Capitol", a restaurant in his hometown of Donaldsonville, La. The restaurant and sports bar is located in a historic building in the center of town and the name pays homage to the period of time in the 1830s when Donaldsonville was the capital of Louisiana.