Spokane Shock Sign Four-Time All-IFL DB Michael Green
November 5, 2019 11:18 pm | by Sam Adams
SPOKANE, WASHINGTON – The Spokane Shock today announced the signing of Michael Green, star defensive back. In just five professional seasons, Green ranks 9th all-time (IFL) with 23 interceptions and has already been named first team all-league four times (2019, 2018, 2016, 2015) as well as Defensive Rookie of the Year (2015). In 2019, Green led the NAL in Passes Defended (34) by a wide margin, finishing nearly ten above the next best defender. In addition, he finished third in the NAL in Tackles (62), third in Interceptions (9), fourth in Interception Return Yards and fifth in Interception Returns for Touchdown.
In 2018, Green again led the NAL in Passes Defended (27), finished fifth in Interceptions (7) and seventh in Tackles (56.5) helping to lead his team to the NAL Championship. He played for Shock Head Coach Billy Back with Wichita Falls in 2017 and began his professional career playing for Billings in 2015, earning Defensive Rookie of the Year his first season and First Team All-IFL his second.