Player Bio: UNLV: A speedy athlete who is one of nine players from his high school to sign with Division I programs in 2012 ... Committed to the Rebels in August 2011 ... Played both ways in high school as a running back, linebacker and safety but is projected as a safety for the Rebels ... A three-star recruit according to Rivals.com ... Listed as the No. 137 OLB recruit by Scout.com and the No. 160 running back recruit by ESPNU ... While his last name is spelled with an additional E, he will be one of two Rebels with the same name as 2011 grayshirt signee David Green will also be a true freshman this fall.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner at Dallas perennial power Skyline High School under coach Reginald Samples, seeing time as a running back on offense and linebacker and safety on defense ... Was an integral part of one of the top teams in the Lone Star State as he lost only five games during his prep career ... In 2011, the Raiders went 14-1 and lost in the Texas state semifinals to Southlake Carroll HS ... Rushed for 622 yards and 10 touchdowns in his final prep season en route to earning First Team All-District 5A honors ... Also ran the 200m and 400m for the track team.
PERSONAL: David Jerrod Greene Jr. was born on Aug. 24, 1993, in Dallas, TX ... The son of Latoyka and P.J. Waites ... Has a younger brother, Darion.
--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com