Green lands roster spot at Troy

Omari Green wasn’t sure if he’d play college football.

But a door opened for the former Navarre Raider running back and he walked through it. The opportunity led him to a spot on the football team at Troy.

“I’m excited about it. I’m looking forward to the chance to play at the next level,” Green said.

Green’s path was paved largely because of the Fred Robbins Game Plan Camp that took place over the summer. The camp is geared to encourage athletes to have a plan B because only a small percentage ever go on to play professionally.

Green had the chance to learn about life on and off the field. He had a chance to meet with educators, college recruiters, business owners and he took part in a variety of workouts.

“The camp taught me a lot about football and life,” Green said. “I’m thankful for the chance Fred gave me. It was a great opportunity for me.”

Read the full article in the Aug. 23 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at for as little as $38 per year.

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