30 results for tag: Jacob Green
A Visit with George Dyer
The Seahawks in the 1980s sported a powerhouse defensive line featuring Jeff Bryant, Jacob Green and Joe Nash, and the man behind their success was defensive line coach George Dyer. Dyer came to the Seahawks in 1983 along with head coach Chuck Knox, and was an assistant coach through the 1991 season. He went on to coach for the Denver Broncos as an assistant for eight seasons, earning two Super Bowl rings along the way.
2016 Jacob Green Golf Tournament
Seahawks Legends, former NFL stars and area celebrities turned out in force for Jacob's annual golf tournament, benefitting the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The tournament was held at The Golf Club at Newcastle.
Jacob Green to be Inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame
Texas A&M football standout and former Seahawks defensive end Jacob Green has been selected as part of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2016 inductees. The ceremony will be held in Waco on February 2, 2016. Green played high school football in Houston for Kashmere High School, and signed with Aggie head coach Emory Bellard and earned three letters (1977-79) for the Texas A&M football team. In his final game at Kyle Field, Green helped lead a 13-7 upset of Top 10-ranked Texas, with Aggie head coach Tom Wilson commenting, “Green spent as much time in the Texas backfield as the Longhorn running backs.” A two-time All-American in ...
Defense with Bryant, Green & Nash
One of the top defensive lines in the NFL in the 1980s was in Seattle. Jeff Bryant (1982-1993), Jacob Green (1980-1992) and Joe Nash (1982-1996) were the primary anchors, and combined they played 40 seasons in the NFL - 39 with the Seahawks. They combined for 226.5 sacks, with Jacob Green officially totalling 97.5 sacks, a Seahawks team record.
A Visit with Jacob Green
The 10th overall pick in the 1980 NFL Draft, Green played defensive end for the team for 12 seasons. He was twice selected to the Pro Bowl (1986 & 1987), and was number three all-time in the NFL in recorded sacks at the time of his retirement. Green entered the Seahawks Ring of Honor in 1995. He now works in fund raising for Texas A&M, and also heads up his annual Jacob Green Celebrity Golf Tournament in the Seattle area, benefitting the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
2015 Jacob Green Golf Tournament
The former Seahawks DE (1980-1992) hosted his 28th annual celebrity golf tournament at The Golf Club at Newcastle on July 17 to benefit research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the Pete Gross House and the Family Assistance Fund.
Walter Jones Enters the Seahawks Ring of Honor
The complete induction ceremony and an interview with Walter Jones. First it was the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and then came induction into the Seahawks Ring of Honor for Walter Jones. The ceremony was held at halftime of the Seahawks-Raiders game on November 2, 2014. "You can talk the talk and walk the walk now," said Walter about his induction. "You're in the Hall of Fame and now in the Ring of Honor, and you've proven you have done everything you needed to do on the football field." The Seahawks Ring of Honor: Steve Largent (wide receiver: 1976–1989) - inducted 1989 Dave Brown (cornerback: 1976–1986) - inducted 1992 Pete Gross ...
Jacob Green Named Texas A&M SEC Football Legend
Jacob Green, a two-time Texas A&M All-American and an NFL All-Pro for the Seattle Seahawks, is the 2014 Texas A&M SEC Legend and will be honored at the 2014 SEC Football Championship (Dec. 5-6) weekend in Atlanta. “We are truly proud to have Jacob as our SEC Legend this year,” Texas A&M Director of Athletics Eric Hyman said. “Jacob was an outstanding football player with the Aggies and the NFL. Just as important as his football accomplishments, is what he has meant to his family, and what he has given back to Houston, Seattle and College Station. Currently, Jacob is supporting our student-athletes as the Vice ...
A Visit with Jacob Green
Checking in with the Seahawks' Ring of Honor member during the 2014 edition of his annual golf tournament.
Jacob Green to be Inducted into the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame
March 12, 2014 By Bill Boehlke Congratulations to former Seahawks defensive end Jacob Green, who will be one of nine new members inducted into the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame in April. The Southwest Conference (SWC) Hall of Fame is sponsored by the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. There will be an induction ceremony and luncheon recognizing this second class to be inducted since 1995 on Monday, April 7th, in Houston, Texas. Green was an outstanding defensive end at Texas A&M University. He was an All-American selection in 1979 after compiling 134 tackles and a school-record 20 quarterback sacks. His 37 career sacks still ranks ...