Ten Things That Will Happen in the 2009 NFL Season

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Published: April 10, 2009


... drafts him.

Greene, at 230 pounds, has the talent. He finished second in the country a season ago with 1,850 yards rushing. He also scored 22 touchdowns.

He's also got plenty of character.

Faced with academic ineligibility, Greene attended Kirkwood Community College to get his grades in order. He even balanced a job in a furniture store. So Shonn knows what responsibility is all about.

And Greene improved his combine figures in both the vertical leap and the 40-yard dash at his pro day, showing that he possesses great desire and a solid work ethic.

There aren't any running backs in this year's draft that make you drop your popcorn when they touch the ball. Greene compares favorably with guys like Knowshon Moreno (Georgia) and LeSean McCoy (Pittsburgh) who are ranked ahead of him in most draft rankings. He faced similar competition and outrushed them all.

Plus, he's 24, older than the other backs in the draft spotlight,...

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