Top 100 Prospects – TE Ladarius Green

For many of the players entering pro football through the NFL Draft, success on the college level was an everyday thing over four or five years on campus. Schools like Penn State, Georgia, Florida, Louisana State, Oklahoma, Southern Cal, Oregon – every season brings more victories than defeats and seasons end with bowl games.

For some players like TE Ladarius Green out of Louisiana-Lafayette, his time in college football was more about establishing roots. His four years there ended with the Ragin’ Cajuns going 9-4 in the 2011 season, including a victory in the New Orleans Bowl over San Diego State.

“The seniors set out for a goal, and we reached that goal,” Green said. “We said we wanted to go to a bowl game and we wanted to win it. It’s the first time the school went in 40 years, and we managed to win the game. It’s a great accomplishment. Words can’t describe how you felt that night.”

Before the New Orleans Bowl, the last previous post-season game for Louisana-Lafayette was the 1970 Grantland Rice Bowl. Here’s the rest of Ladarius Green’s story.

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