Rutgers’ Khaseem Greene Named AP All-American

By Matt Sugam

For the fourth time this year, Khaseem Greene has been named an All-American. This time is was by the Associated Press, where he has been named to the third team.

Named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year, the weakside linebacker recorded 125 tackles, 5.5 sacks, six forced fumbles and two interceptions on the season.

Greene becomes the ninth player in Rutgers history to be named to the AP All-American Team and the first since wide receiver Kenny Britt in 2008. As he has built a lasting legacy on the banks, Greene is the first Rutgers linebacker to be named to the AP All-American Team.

The other three All-American teams the Elizabeth, NJ native were named to were the Walter Camp All-American Second TeamESPN AT&T All-American and  CBSSports.com Third team All-American.

Greene will end his career at Rutgers when they play Virginia Tech in the Russell Athletic Bowl on December 28.

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