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Donnell Greene
Donnell  Greene

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Kell HS

Last College:
Coffeyville C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 320

Position:
OL

Experience:
1 Letter

Major:
Human Resource Development


04/11/2017

2017 Spring Preview: Offensive Line

Gophers have had between four and six healthy offensive linemen all spring

PRONUNCIATION:



2016 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 13 games and started the final eight games of the season on the offensive line • blocked for an offense that rushed for 2,387 yards and 34 touchdowns. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota debut against Oregon State and saw action on special teams • saw extensive action on offense as a reserve against Indiana State • competed on special teams against Colorado State and at Penn State • played on special teams and on offense as a reserve against Iowa • made his first career start (left tackle) at Maryland and helped block for an offense that rushed for 229 yards and two touchdowns • started against Rutgers and helped pave the way for Minnesota to rush for 243 yards and three touchdowns • blocked for an offense that rushed for five touchdowns at Illinois and one that rushed for 235 yards and five touchdowns against Purdue • started at Nebraska • blocked for an offense that rushed for two scores and threw for one against Northwestern • started at Wisconsin and against Washington State. 

PREVIOUS COLLEGE: Spent two seasons at Coffeyville Community College • played as a true freshman in 2014 before redshirting in 2015 • in 2014, started all 12 games and protected for an offense that passed for 3,427 yards and 41 touchdowns and one that rushed for 2,671 yards and 22 scores • ranked as a three-star transfer prospect by Rivals and received two stars from Scout and 247Sports.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Kell High School in Marietta, Ga. • helped lead team to a 13-1 record and a berth in the state semifinals • protected for an offense that passed for 2,385 yards and 25 touchdowns • blocked for an offense that rushed for 3,137 yards and 37 scores • notched 85 tackles on defense, which included five sacks for a loss of 33 yards • first team All-State honoree on defense • coached by Derek Cook.

PERSONAL: Born on November 9, 1995 • son of Toriano and Heather Sparrow • has three sisters (Tanea, Mariah and Ashley). 

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