Interview with Willie Green, Sr., May 9, 2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Willie Green Sr. was born in Athens in 1966. He was raised in an Athens community called Pauldoe, and attended Oglethorpe Elementary, Clarke Middle, and Clarke Central High schools. He also attended Tennessee Military Institute in Sweetwater, Tennessee before going to the University of Mississippi “Ole Miss” on an athletic scholarship to play football. He was then drafted into the NFL, playing for multiple teams before winning back-to-back Super Bowls with the Denver Broncos. In this interview, Green discusses his life up to the present, reflecting on the lives of his parents, his athletic career, and the importance of family.

Date

2023-05-09

Identifier

rbrl361aohp-100

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Duration

77 minutes



Citation

Willie Green, Sr. and William Breeding, “Interview with Willie Green, Sr., May 9, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 23, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-100.

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