Patriots sign rookie free agent

The Patriots have signed rookie free agent defensive back Justin Green, who played college football at Illinois, the team announced Sunday.

Green began his college career as a running back but switched to defense as a sophomore. He had 29 starts in Illinois’s secondary his final three seasons and had 76 total tackles, 13 passes defensed, a forced fumble, and two fumble recoveries.

Green is 5 feet 11 inches, 195 pounds.

Advertisement

Loading Comments...

Close
Ski season updates, free from The Boston Globe.
Get the Globe's free newsletter, It's All Downhill, for the latest from the slopes.
Thanks for signing up!