Tim Green

Inducted in 1995

  • 1978 to 1981: Liverpool High School varsity football and four years varsity wrestling,
  • 1982: New York State Public High School Wrestling Champion .
  • 1981: Named High School All-American
  • 1981 - 1885: Syracuse University Football. Member of "Four Wheel Drive" defense line. Helped S.U. defeat No. #1 ranked Nebraska.
  • All-American Junior and Senior years in college.
  • Rhodes Scholar and Lombardi Trophy candidate.
  • First-team Academic All-American.
  • Played in Cherry, Senior and Hula Bowls.
  • Co-Valedictorian of his senior class at Syracuse University.
  • 1985: Voted SU Most Valuable Player (Bill Horr Award).
  • He set three Syracuse University records for most sacks: 45.5 career, 15 one year, 4 one game. He had 341 tackles in his career
  • In 1985 he was Syracuse University co-captain and was named Co-player of the Year in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC).
  • 1986 - 1994: Atlanta Falcons first-round draft choice. Played linebacker and defensive end. Led the Falcons in sacks, 1989-1990. Topped 100 tackle mark,
  • 1989 - 1991: Led Falcons with 37 QB pressures, six sacks, forced four fumbles, made 121 tackles (1990).
  • Retired in 1994 from the NFL.
  • 1994 and 1995: Wrote weekly column for the Herald Journal newspaper.
  • 2002: Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame
  • Color commentator for FOX Network telecasts of the NFL Football, a columnist for USA Today, and a weekly commentator for National Public Radio
  • A member of the New York State Bar, Green is a graduate of Syracuse University Law School
  • Author of previous novels such as -Ruffians, Titans,"The Fourth Perimeter" and Outlaws-as well as the New York Times bestseller The Dark Side of the Game, a look behind the scenes at life in the National Football League.
  • He has penned two nonfiction works and a bunch of novels, of which his latest, EXACT REVENGE, is his tenth.
  • Tim now lives with his family in Skaneateles, New York.