Gaston Green was born on August 1, 1966 in Los Angeles, California. After Green played running back for UCLA, he stayed in southern California when he was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams with the 14th pick overall in the first round of the 1988 NFL Draft. The 5-10, 189 pound Green was a scat back who possessed great speed.
Gaston Green Denver Broncos
After Gaston Green saw only spot duty with the Los Angeles Rams during his first three seasons, he signed as a free agent with the Denver Broncos before the 1991 NFL season. Gaston Green had a banner year for the Broncos in 91, carrying the ball 261 times for 1037 yards and 4 touchdowns in only 12 starts. Gaston Green had five 100 yard rushing days including his career best 158 yards on September 29, 1991 against the Minnesota Vikings. For his great work he was voted to the Pro Bowl following the 1991 season.
Gaston Green’s Career
Gaston Green was a big play running back who didn’t break many tackles. He had too many short runs, but then would reward you with a 60 yard touchdown burst if you stuck with him. For his career he carried the ball 551 times for 2136 yards, caught 32 passes for another 232 yards and scored 7 touchdowns. He also returned 47 kickoffs for 981 yards including a 99 yard touchdown. Gaston Green played his last game in 1992 for the Denver Broncos.
By A. Goodin, 20Yardline.com