Ahman Green is one of the greatest running backs in Nebraska history.
He finished his three-year career with 3,880 rushing yards and 42 rushing touchdowns, both of which rank third on the program’s all-time list. He helped lead the Huskers to national championships in 1995 and 1997 before a successful 12-year NFL career, becoming the Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading rusher and ending his career as a member of the Huskers and the packers. Hall of Fame.
Green is now back at Lincoln, returning to the University of Nebraska in a full-time position. He is a teacher at the school at the moment, and will officially become the director and head coach of the school’s esports program in the fall, once the program launches.
The two-time national champion and two-time All-Pro running back joined the Inside Nebraska Podcast to discuss his new role at UNL and provide more information on esports and the university’s program on how it can be beneficial in the lives of Nebraska students. .
>>> Green then talks about some of his favorite memories from his playing days at Nebraska, including how Tom Osbourne and the rest of the staff set him up for a successful career. (17:45)
>>> He also gives his thoughts on some of the Husker running backs, some advice he would give them as they continue in their careers, and how his time in Nebraska prepared him for the NFL. (21:19)
>>> Green also discusses the future of the Husker program, including what he thinks of the new staff’s drive to center the offense around a strong running game, his expectations of competing for a Big Ten championship, and what might be in the offing. horizon. (25:42)
Check out that interview between Green and Inside Nebraska editor Zack Carpenter in the video above and on the Inside Nebraska YouTube channel. You can also listen below on Apple Podcasts either Spotify.
Please note: As stated in the introduction, we recorded the interview in early March before the Spring Dance. Most of the interview is still relevant and up-to-date, except for a couple of minor bits that we removed from the podcast.