Darren Green - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 43


  • position Inside Linebacker
  • height 6-1
  • Weight 218
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Vine Grove, Ky.
  • High school North Hardin

2021 – Sophomore

  • Practiced with the team

2020 – Freshman

  • Practiced with the team

High School

  • Four-year starter at inside linebacker for head coach Brent Thompson at North Hardin High School
  • First-team all-district and all-state linebacker who helped lead the Trojans to a 13-1 overall record in 2019 and take the region and district championship before advancing to the KHSAA Class 6-A state semifinals
  • Also won the 2018 district championship
  • Participated in weightlifting and in track at North Hardin
  • Was the 2019 weightlifting state champion in the 220-weight class
  • Honor roll student
  • High school teammates with fellow Wildcats Isaiah Beasley and Octavious Oxendine
  • Chose Kentucky over Murray State and Tennessee


  • Born in Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • Son of Marlene Rogers and David Green
  • Siblings are Makayla Green, C.J. Rogers, and Christian Rogers
  • Major is psychology

Darren Says

  • His nickname is “D”
  • He chose Kentucky because it was close to home with great fans and atmosphere, and he could get a great education
  • Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be a mental health therapist
  • One word to describe him on the field is “quick”
  • If he could only eat three foods for the rest of his life he would choose boneless wings, burritos, and chicken alfredo
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