Position
Wide Receiver
Height
5'10
Weight
195 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Westwego, La.
High School
Higgins HS

Updated 4/19/06

2006 Senior Bowl Participant
2005 First-Team All-America (Rivals.com)
2005 Third-Team All-America (AP)
2005 SEC Special Teams Player of the Year (SEC Coaches)
2005 First-Team All-SEC All-Purpose (SEC Coaches)
2005 Second-Team All-SEC All-Purpose (AP)
SEC Special Teams Player of the Week (vs. Mississippi State, 2005)
2004 Honorable Mention All-SEC (AP)
2003 First-Team All-America (SI.com, ESPN.com)
2003 Second-Team All-America (Collegefootballnews.com)
2003 First-Team All-SEC (Collegefootballnews.com)
2003 Second-Team All-SEC (AP, SEC Coaches)

CAREER
Capped a record-setting career with the Tigers by ranking No. 1 in school history for punts returned for touchdowns with 4 and No. 2 in school history in punt return yards with 1,064 … The 1,064 yards was just 63 yards shy of breaking the record of 1,126 yards held by Domanick Davis … For career, scored touchdowns three different ways – receiving (9), punt returns (4) and rushing (1) … Finished with 3,243 all-purpose yards for his career, which ranks just outside the top 10 in LSU history … Led the nation in punt returns average in 2003 with an 18.5 average … Cousin of former LSU standouts Jarvis Green, who is starter on the defensive line for the New England Patriots, and Howard Green, who is a member of the Miami Dolphins.

SENIOR SEASON (2005)
Named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Year in 2005 after ranking third in the SEC in punt returns with a 13.3 average … Selected as a First-Team All-America by Rivals.com and Third-Team All-America by the Associated Press … Broke the LSU record for punt returns for touchdowns with his fourth on a 66-yarder in win over Auburn … Saw action in a variety of ways in LSU’s 40-3 win over Miami in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl … Returned both punts and kicks against the Hurricanes as well as playing a handful of snaps at quarterback and his usual position of wide receiver … Finished with 15 rushing yards and 46 punt return yards in the win over Miami … Caught 32 passes for 268 yards in 2005 and rushed 16 times for 126 yards … Had a long run of 41 yards against Arizona State … Caught career-best 9 passes for 63 yards in win over Mississippi State … Also handled kickoff return duties for the Tigers, returning 18 kicks for 355 yards (19.7 yards per return) … Played in 13 games with 4 starts for the Tigers in 2005 … Named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Mississippi State on Oct. 1 … In that game, returned 5 punts for 78 yards, including a 37-yarder that setup a Tiger TD … Returned a kickoff 30 yards against the Bulldogs. 

JUNIOR SEASON (2004)
Played in 10 games with 4 starts in 2004 … Suffered a high ankle sprain in LSU’s second scrimmage of fall camp and then re-injured the ankle in the season-opener against Oregon State … Played most of the season injured … Finally showed signs of being fully recovered late in the year … Caught 24 passes for 219 yards and 3 TD … Finished season with big game, catching 6 passes for 59 yards and 2 TDs in LSU’s loss to Iowa in the Capital One Bowl … Hauled in a 22-yard TD pass midway through the fourth quarter against Iowa to pull LSU to within 24-19 and then caught the go-ahead score with 46 seconds left on a 3-yard reception from JaMarcus Russell … Caught 6 passes for 72 yards vs. Troy … Had 5 catches for 44 yards vs. Florida … Receiving TD came on a 16-yard pass from JaMarcus Russell against Oregon State in the season-opener … Returned 25 punts for 243 yards and 1 score … Ranked fourth in the SEC with 9.7 yards per punt return … Returned a punt 65 yards for a TD against Vanderbilt, the third of his career … Returned 11 kickoffs for 249 yards in 2004 .

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2003)
Burst onto the scene as one of the nation’s most dangerous kick returners in 2003 … A First-Team All-America selection as a return specialists by both ESPN.com and SI.com … Led the nation in punt returns with an 18.5 average on 25 returns … In all, had 462 punt returns yards, which includes an 80-yard TD return vs. Florida and a 62-yard TD return vs. Arizona … The 62-yard TD return against Arizona was the first punt return of his career … The 436 punt return yards ranks as the fifth-highest single-season total in school history … Just as dangerous from his receiver position, ranking third on the team with 48 catches for 519 yards and five TDs … Had at least two  receptions in every game in 2003 … Scored LSU’s first touchdown on a 24-yard run against Oklahoma in the national championship game … Caught game-winning TD pass in 17-10 September win over Georgia, a 34-yarder from Matt Mauck with just over a minute left in the fourth quarter … Had nine catches for 103 yards vs. Louisiana Tech … Had two TD receptions vs. Western Illinois.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2002)
Played in seven games as a true freshman in 2002 … Stepped in when wide receiver Devery Henderson went down with a broken arm against Ole Miss and made an immediate impact … Caught first career pass in second half vs. Ole Miss that helped setup LSU’s game-winning TD late in the fourth quarter … Followed the Ole Miss game with 3 catches for 92 yards and 1 TD vs. Arkansas … Took a screen pass 67-yards for a first quarter TD against Arkansas … Rushed twice for 17 yards against Arkansas … Capped freshman season with 3  catches for 24 yards against Texas in the Cotton Bowl … Finished rookie campaign with seven catches for 123 yards and 1 TD and rushed 3 times for 28 yards. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Outstanding athlete who rushed for 2,174 yards on 194 carries from the quarterback position as a senior … Named to the New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 15 Blue Chip list as well as the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 and the Dallas Monrning News Top 100 … MVP of district and also named MVP of the All-New Orleans Metro team … Rushed for 224 yards and threw for 124 yards in a first round 5A state playoff loss to Catholic High School … First Team All-State … Coached by Wayne Meyers.

PERSONAL
Full name is Skyler Levon Green … Born September 12, 1984 in Houma, La. … Parents are Leroy and Gladies Green … Has two brothers – Doral and Anthony … Majoring in general studies … Hobbies include hunting and fishing … Is left-handed … Favorite book is Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom … Nickname is Sky … Has an infant daughter, born during the fall of 2005 … Frequently participates in community service events for the Tigers, going to such places as visiting sick children in the hospital as well as speaking to school-aged children on the value of getting an education and staying in school.

Green’s Career Rushing and Receiving Totals

Rushing

Receiving

Year

G-GS

Att.

Yds.

TD

Lg.

Rec.

Yds.

TD

Lg

2002 Fr.

7-0

3

28

0

14

7

123

1

67

2003 So.

14-4

8

90

1

24

48

519

5

40

2004 Jr.

10-4

4

14

0

16

24

219

3

34

2005 Sr.

13-4

16

126

0

41

32

268

0

29

TOTALS

44-12

31

258

1

41

111

1,129

9

67

Green’s Career Kick Return Totals

KO Returns

Punt Returns

Year

Ret.

Yds.

TD

Ret.

Yds.

TD

2002 Fr.

0

0

0

0

0

0

2003 So.

9

188

0

25

462

2

2004 Jr.

11

249

0

25

243

1

2005 Sr.

18

355

0

27

359

1

TOTALS

38

792

0

77

1,064

4

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