Art Green (Canadian football)

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Art Green
Born: (1946-09-18) September 18, 1946 (age 76)
Atlanta, Georgia
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight195 lb (88 kg)
CollegeAlbany State
Career history
As player
1972New Orleans Saints
19731978Ottawa Rough Riders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1975, 1976
CFL East All-Star1974, 1975, 1976
HonorsGrey Cup champion - 1973, 1976
Career stats

Art Green (born September 18, 1946) is a former all-star and Grey Cup champion running back in the Canadian Football League and the National Football League.[1]

A graduate of Albany State University, Green played 7 games with the New Orleans Saints in 1972 before his season ended with a serious knee injury.[2] He then came to Canada for an all-star career.[3] In 1973, he joined the Ottawa Rough Riders for 7 games and helped them win the Grey Cup. In 1974, he was an eastern all-star, and in 1975 he rushed for 1188 yards and was a CFL all star. 1976 was a career year, with 1257 yards rushing and another thrilling victory in the classic Grey Cup game. After trying out, unsuccessfully, with the NFL in 1977, he played one last year in Ottawa.


  1. ^ CFLAPEDIA entry: Art Green
  2. ^ "Saints to start Gresham". Delta Democrat-Times. November 3, 1972. p. 14. Retrieved 2022-09-14 – via
  3. ^ Ottawa Rough Rider Player Database Archived 2012-03-03 at the Wayback Machine