Howard Green

Howard Green Jr. (born January 12, 1979) is a former American football nose tackle who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the sixth round of the 2002 NFL draft. He played college football at Louisiana State University for the LSU Tigers football team.

Green has also played for the Baltimore Ravens, New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins, New York Jets, and the Green Bay Packers who he won Super Bowl XLV with against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Howard Green
Howard Green preseason Jets-v-Eagles, Sep 2009 - 67
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Position:Nose tackle
Personal information
Born:January 12, 1979 (age 40)
Donaldsonville, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:340 lb (154 kg)
Career information
High school:Donaldsonville (LA)
NFL Draft:2002 / Round: 6 / Pick: 190
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:97
Forced fumbles:4
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at

Professional career

Houston Texans

Green was drafted by the Houston Texans in the sixth round of the 2002 NFL Draft.

Baltimore Ravens

Green signed with the Baltimore Ravens. He played just one game and without recording a single stat.

New Orleans Saints

Green signed with the New Orleans Saints. He played with team for 2 seasons. He played 18 games and started 12 games all in 2004.

Seattle Seahawks

In 2007 Green signed with the Seattle Seahawks. He played 18 games and recorded 28 tackles and one sack during his tenure.

New York Jets

He signed with the New York Jets for the 2009 season.

Washington Redskins

Green was signed to a one-year deal by the Washington Redskins on April 19, 2010.[1] It was expected that he would compete for the starting job at nose tackle[1] however, Green was released from the Redskins on September 4, 2010.[2]

New York Jets (second stint)

On September 15, 2010, following a season-ending injury to Kris Jenkins, the New York Jets re-signed Green to back up new starter Sione Pouha.[3] Green was waived by the team on October 26, 2010.[4]

Green Bay Packers

Green was claimed off waivers by the Green Bay Packers on October 27, 2010.[5] Green was signed in an effort to boost the Packers' injury-depleted roster. He was an assistant specialist with fellow nose tackle B. J. Raji in the 3–4 defense. In Super Bowl XLV against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Green was able to hit quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's arm forcing an interception that was returned for a touchdown. The Packers eventually won the game 31–25.[6]

Personal life

Green is the cousin of former NFL defensive end Jarvis Green and former NFL wide receiver Skyler Green.[7]


  1. ^ a b Wilson, Aaron (April 19, 2010), "Source: Howard Green signs with the Redskins",, National Football Post, archived from the original on October 26, 2010, retrieved October 26, 2010
  2. ^ Fitzgerald, Gary (September 4, 2010), "Redskins' Roster At 53 After Parker, 18 Others Released",, Washington Redskins, archived from the original on October 26, 2010, retrieved October 26, 2010
  3. ^ Wilson, Aaron (September 15, 2010), "Jets sign Howard Green to two-year deal",, National Football Post, archived from the original on October 26, 2010, retrieved October 26, 2010
  4. ^ Cimini, Rich (October 26, 2010), "Jets make roster moves",,, archived from the original on October 26, 2010, retrieved October 26, 2010
  5. ^ Biggs, Brad (October 27, 2010), "Packers claim NT Howard Green off waivers from Jets",, National Football Post, archived from the original on October 28, 2010, retrieved October 28, 2010
  6. ^ Prada, Mike (February 6, 2011), Super Bowl XLV: Former Redskin Howard Green Causes Packers Interception, Touchdown,, retrieved February 6, 2011
  7. ^ "Green Bay Packers: Howard Green".

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1955 Idaho State Bengals football team

The 1955 Idaho State Bengals football team was an American football team that represented Idaho State University in the Rocky Mountain Conference (RMC) during the 1955 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach Babe Caccia, the Bengals compiled an 8–1 record (5–0 against conference opponents), won the RMC championship, and outscored opponents by a total of 171 to 70. The team captains were Larry Kent and Howard Green.

2001 LSU Tigers football team

The 2001 LSU Tigers football team represented Louisiana State University in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. Coached by Nick Saban, the Tigers played their home games at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. LSU went 10–3 and won the SEC West and represented the division in the 2001 SEC Championship Game for the first time. After a 31–20 upset of favored Tennessee, LSU played in the 2002 Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, Louisiana, and defeated yet another higher ranked opponent, Illinois, 47–34.

3T3 cells

3T3 cells come from a cell line established in 1962 by two scientists then at the Department of Pathology in the New York University School of Medicine, George Todaro and Howard Green. The 3T3 cell line has become the standard fibroblast cell line. Todaro and Green originally obtained their 3T3 cells from Swiss albino mouse embryo tissue.

April 11

April 11 is the 101st day of the year (102nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 264 days remain until the end of the year.

Big State League

The Big State League was a mid-level, Class B circuit in American minor league baseball that played for 11 seasons, from 1947 through 1957. Its member clubs were exclusively based in Texas. It saw a lot of transition in its 11-year lifetime, with no team serving as a member in every single season. Waco came the closest, serving from 1947–1956. The league was known as an offense-oriented circuit.

The league debuted at the height of the short-lived postwar minor league baseball boom, in 1947, with eight clubs, all unaffiliated with Major League Baseball farm systems. Original teams were the: Austin Pioneers. Gainesville Owls, Greenville Majors, Paris Red Peppers, Sherman-Denison Twins, Texarkana Bears, Waco Dons and Wichita Falls Spudders.Two clubs, Texarkana and Greenville, won more than 100 games in 1947, and four league members exceeded 100,000 in attendance. But beginning in 1953, the Big State League's teams struggled to reach six figures in that category. Only Corpus Christi drew over the 100,000 mark during the league's final five seasons, doing so on two occasions. The league was further weakened when a traditionally strong member, Austin, moved up to the AA Texas League in 1956.

The league began the 1957 campaign with only six clubs: the Victoria Rosebuds, Corpus Christi Clippers, Beaumont Pirates, Abilene Blue Sox, Port Arthur Redlegs and Wichita Falls Spudders. Its ranks were reduced to four when Wichita Falls disbanded in May, while the Port Arthur team moved to Temple that same month before folding in August. Of the surviving teams, Victoria, a Brooklyn Dodgers farm team, outlasted Corpus Christi, Beaumont and Abilene to win the league's last pennant and playoff championship.

J. Walter Morris served as League President from 1947 through 1950, Howard Green, took over from 1951 through 1955 and Hal Sayles was in charge the final two years, 1956-57.

Bill Weiss

William J. Weiss (June 2, 1925, Chicago – August 16, 2011, San Mateo, California), was an American baseball historian and statistician. He served as the official statistician for the Pacific Coast League, and edited a weekly newsletter for the California League for over thirty years. For over forty years, he created sketchbooks which eventually covered over 200 books about all of the players in several minor league and Major League organizations. Those sketches are the only records existent of many minor league organizations' and players' statistics.

Weiss began his association with professional baseball in 1948 as the official statistician for the Longhorn League and box office manager for the Abilene Blue Sox of the West Texas–New Mexico League.

That was a summer I’ll never forget, Weiss was once quoted as saying. Blue Sox Stadium is a great name but slightly grandiose for the facility, which had a big sign on the press box on the top of the roof that said; Dangerous for occupancy by more than six persons. The offices of the Longhorn League and the Abilene Blue Sox were on the second floor of an old house, which was also where Howard (Green, the league's and team's president) and his wife lived. I had the spare bedroom, which also served as my office. It was also where the team stored surplus bat and tickets. Since there were twin beds in the room, I got to share the room with stray ballplayers that came and went, usually for their first night in town before they got started. I don’t think I’d trade that experience for anything.He moved to San Francisco the following year and began his work as the statistician of the California and Far West Leagues. He was associated with the California League for many years.

In 1950, Weiss began his association with the Pacific Coast League. In 1954, he married Faye Nelson, who was his "number one assistant" for more than fifty years. From 1959 to 1984, he was president of a San Francisco Bay Area amateur league, the Peninsula Winter League, which helped local players, such as Baseball Hall of Famers Willie Stargell and Joe Morgan, to develop their skills. In 1988 he became an executive with Howe Sportsdata. He also wrote a column for Baseball America for several years. Weiss joined the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) on September 3, 1971, as member No. 34, less than one month after the organization's founding. In 1977, he was named "King of Baseball" by Minor League Baseball.

In 1998, Weiss and fellow historian Marshall Wright were chosen to select The National Baseball Association's top 100 minor league teams.

In 2004, he received the Tony Salin Memorial Award, which is awarded annually by The Baseball Reliquary to a person who dedicates his or her life to baseball history.In 2005, he became the official League Historian and Secretary of the newly formed Golden Baseball League.

In 2014, the San Diego Central Library announced that it had acquired the "Bill Weiss Collection of baseball artifacts and information", which would be a part of the Library's Sullivan Family Baseball Research Center. The collection includes "... a compilation of thousands of individual questionnaires that were filled out by high school ballplayers of past generations who would go on to play Major League Baseball."

Cecil Howard Green

Cecil Howard Green KBE (August 6, 1900 – April 11, 2003) was a British-born American geophysicist who trained at the University of British Columbia and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He was a founder of Texas Instruments. With his wife Ida Green, he was a philanthropist who helped found the University of Texas at Dallas, Green College at the University of British Columbia, St. Mark's School of Texas, and Green College at the University of Oxford. They were also major contributors to the Cecil H. Green Library at Stanford University, the Cecil H. & Ida Green Graduate and Professional Center at the Colorado School of Mines, the Cecil H. & Ida Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics at the University of California San Diego, and the Cecil & Ida Green Building for earth sciences at MIT (designed by I.M. Pei).

Damian Green

Damian Howard Green (born 17 January 1956) is a British politician who has been the Conservative Member of Parliament for Ashford since 1997 and was the First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office from 11 June 2017 to 20 December 2017. Green was born in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales and studied PPE at Balliol College, Oxford. Before entering politics, Green worked as a journalist for the BBC, Channel 4 and The Times.

Green entered Parliament in the 1997 election by winning the seat of Ashford in Kent. He served in several shadow ministerial positions, including Transport Secretary and Immigration Minister. Green came to national prominence in November 2008 after being arrested and having his parliamentary office raided by police, although no case was brought.He was the Minister of State for Police and Criminal Justice until 14 July 2014. He was appointed as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions by Prime Minister Theresa May in July 2016. Following the June 2017 general election, he was appointed First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office.

After the results of an inquiry into allegations that he sexually harassed a woman and viewed pornography on a work computer were published, it was found that he had breached the ministerial code and he was instructed to resign from the Cabinet.

Dennis Howard Green

Dennis Howard Green (26 June 1922 – 5 December 2008) was Schröder Professor of German at the University of Cambridge.

Green Building (MIT)

The Cecil and Ida Green Building, also called the Green Building or Building 54, is an academic and research building at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States and houses the MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences. It was designed by Araldo Cossutta and I. M. Pei. Pei, among the world's most noted architects, had received his bachelor's degree from MIT in 1940. Principal donor Cecil Howard Green received a bachelor's degree and master's degree from MIT and was a co-founder of Texas Instruments.

Howard Duff

Howard Green Duff (November 24, 1913 – July 8, 1990) was an American actor of film, television, stage, and radio.

Howard Green (physician)

Howard Green (September 10, 1925 – October 31, 2015) was an American scientist, and George Higginson Professor of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School.

He was the first to culture human cells in a laboratory setting for therapeutic use. He is one of the founding fathers of stem-cell research and regenerative medicine. One famous case involving Doctor Green concerned Jamie and Glenn Selby, two children from Wyoming who were burned over 95% of their bodies. Green cut small patches of undamaged skin from the boys, grew them in a lab and was able to harvest skin grafts to cover their burns.

Oskee Wow-Wow

Oskee Wow-Wow is the official fight song of the University of Illinois. It was composed primarily because the official school song, "Illinois Loyalty," was not well suited to rousing large crowds at a game.

The song was written in 1910 by two Illinois students, Howard Green and Harold Hill. It was intended as an entry in a contest for a student-composed opera or skit. The skit was never finished, and the students sold the song to the U. of I. Supply Store (later called the Co-op) in Champaign where it was copyrighted in 1911. Melrose Bros. Music Co., Inc. of Chicago published it as sheet music in 1928 Oskee Wow-Wow is an invented phrase similar to other college cheers and yells of that period.

The original words of the song are as follows: Verse 1Old Princeton yells her tiger

Wisconsin her varsity

And they give the same old Rah! Rah! Rah!

At each University

But the yell that always thrills me

And fills my heart with joy

Is the good old Oskee wow-wow

That they yell at IllinoisChorusOskee wow-wow Illinois

Our eyes are all on you

Oskee wow-wow Illinois

Wave your Orange and your blue Rah! Rah!

When the team trots out before you

Ev'ry man stand up and yell

Back the team and give [opponent′s name]

Oskee wow-wow IllinoisVerse 2Teddy Roosevelt may be famous

and his name you often hear

But it′s heroes on the football field

Each college man holds dear

We think with pride of Roberts

Artie Hall and Heavy too

Oskee wow-wow for the wearers

Of the Orange and the BlueRepeat Chorus

The music is included in the ″Illini Fantasy″, a medley of Illinois songs and marches arranged for concert band by James Curnow in 1970 as a commission from Director of Bands Harry Begian.

There have long been two versions of the song. Most commonly, it is played "from the hold" at the start of the chorus, when the "O" in "Oskee Wow-Wow" is held out. This version is played after first downs and touchdowns in football, and leading into time outs in basketball. Coincidentally, the buzzers at nearly every arena are in the same chord as the hold. The song used to be played "from the top" after an extra point was kicked, but has recently been replaced in favor of "Fight, Illini."

For many years, the band started playing the song "from the top" toward the end of the warmup period in basketball. When conducted correctly, the "hold" is played just as the buzzer sounds.

The song appears to have been written to be played after a touchdown, as it slows down while being played "from the top" before picking back up after the "hold."

Robert Pollack (biologist)

Robert Pollack is an American biologist whose interests cross many academic lines. He grew up in Brooklyn, attended public schools, and majored in physics at Columbia University, where he graduated from the College in 1961. He received a PhD in Biological Sciences from Brandeis University in 1966, and subsequently was a postdoctoral Fellow in Pathology with Howard Green at NYU Medical center, and at the Weizmann Institute in Israel with Ernest Winocour. He was then recruited to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory by James Watson to establish a research program on reversion of cancer cells. He became a tenured Associate Professor of Microbiology at SUNY Stony Brook Medical Center before returning to Columbia as a Professor of Biological Sciences in 1978. He served as Dean of Columbia College from 1982 to 1989, overseeing the enrollment of women in the College for the first time.

He remains at Columbia as a Professor of Biological Sciences, and also serves as Director of The University Seminars; he is the fifth Director since its founding in 1944. He is also a member of the Affiliate Faculty of the American Studies Program. From 1999-2012, he was the Director of the Center for the Study of Science and Religion, a program within Columbia’s Earth Institute. In 2014 his interest in questions that lie at the intersection of science and subjectivity, coupled with the gift of an endowment from College alumnus Harvey Krueger ’51, led him to establish the Research Cluster on Science and Subjectivity, a project within Columbia’s Center for Science and Society.

In addition to these activities, Pollack has authored many research reports, reviews, articles, and opinion pieces on molecular biology, medical ethics and science education as well as writing or editing ten books, including Signs of Life: the Language and Meanings of DNA (1994), which won the Lionel Trilling Award and has been translated into six languages, The Faith of Biology and the Biology of Faith: Order, meaning and free will in modern science (2000), and The Missing Moment: How the unconscious shapes modern science (2001). His most recent book is The Course of Nature, a book of drawings by the artist Amy Pollack, accompanied by his short explanatory essays.

Vin Garbutt

Vincent Paul Garbutt (20 November 1947 – 6 June 2017) was an English folk singer and songwriter. A significant part of his repertoire consisted of protest songs covering topics such as "the Troubles" in Northern Ireland (Welcome Home Howard Green, Troubles of Erin, To Find Their Ulster Peace), unemployment, and social issues.

Vivian H. H. Green

Vivian Hubert Howard Green (18 November 1915 – 18 January 2005) was a Fellow and Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford, a priest, author, teacher, and historian. He was also celebrated for his influence on his student John le Carré, who in 1995 acknowledged him as one of the models for his spymaster character George Smiley.

Green was born in Wembley, Middlesex, England; his parents, Hubert and Edith Green, owned confectionery shops, first in Wembley, and then on the Isle of Wight. Strongly encouraged by his mother, Green attended Bradfield College, Berkshire, then won a Goldsmith's scholarship to Trinity Hall, Cambridge (1933), where he achieved a first in the Tripos. At Trinity Hall, he specialised in ecclesiastical history and became the Lightfoot Scholar. Postgraduate work was done on a Gladstone Scholarship to St Deiniol's Library, Hawarden followed by a period of lecturing on ecclesiastical history at St Augustine's College, Canterbury. When asked if he had considered sitting the exams for ordination, he noted that this would pose problems as he was responsible for marking them, but he was ordained in 1939 by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Cosmo Gordon Lang.Green was the only Fellow of Lincoln to vote against the college accepting women, but remained in office after the vote in 1979, becoming Rector in 1983. He died in Oxfordshire and is buried in the churchyard of St. Oswalds Church, Widford, Oxfordshire.


WENY (1230 AM) is a radio station in the Elmira-Corning market of New York state. It broadcasts at 1000 watts a day and 910 watts at night on 1230 kHz from studios in Corning, New York. It is a talk radio station that airs local sports and a 3-hour morning local talk show with host Frank Acomb. It is simulcast with WENI-AM (formerly WCLI-AM 1450 AM).

It was the first station licensed in Chemung County and the first in the market.

The station signed on in 1932 as WESG, broadcasting on 1200 KHz from a studio on Market Street in Elmira, which remains its city of license. Its call letters stood for Elmira Star-Gazette, the local newspaper and one of its owners. Earlier, the station had been known as WGBF, Glens Falls, New York. The change to WESG, Elmira, New York, came in 1932 "by authority of the Department of Commerce."At some point after 1940, when WESG cut ties with Ithaca station WEAI, the station changed its call letters to WENY, which stood for "Elmira, New York." It also changed frequency to 1230 kHz, where it remains today.

Former sister station WENY-FM was launched in the 1960s.

In the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s WENY-AM was a full service operation with an extensive air staff and local news department and by far the dominant radio station in the Elmira market.

In the 1970s, as a Top 40 music station, WENY adopted the slogan "We're the One," a play on the Orleans song "Still The One," which was popular at the time and was used in promotions for ABC television, of which then-sister station WENY-TV 36 was an affiliate. The members of Orleans also were natives of the Elmira and Ithaca areas.

The station kept playing music until the early 1990s, when it switched to talk radio. That was when it dropped Voice of the People, a long-running local talk show that ran weeknights at 6 p.m. Ted Hodge was the host of Voice of the People in the late 1970s.Longtime owner Howard Green sold the station cluster to Lilly Broadcasting in 1999. As Lilly (and its predecessor, SJL Broadcast Management) was primarily a television company, Lilly sold off the radio stations to White Broadcasting in 2000, which switched the AM side to an oldies format. Under a limited marketing agreement, the station was managed by Eolin Broadcasting Inc., which also owned talk radio station WCLI, WCBA-FM (adult contemporary), WCBA (adult standards) and WGMM (oldies). White sold the station to EBI in 2001, at which time the television station was separated from the radio stations.

EBI moved the station to its headquarters in South Corning and switched WENY back to talk radio, simulcasting with WCLI.

In 2003, EBI sold all of the stations to Route 81 Radio, based in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. When Route 81 Radio went defunct, WS Media, a shell company for William and Paige Christian (owners of TV station WYDC), bought the stations. To circumvent ownership caps, the Christians each operate some of the stations under each individual owner's name.


WODZ-FM (96.1 FM), branded as "The Eagle", is a radio station broadcasting a classic hits format. Licensed to Rome, New York, United States, the station serves the Utica-Rome market. The station is owned by Townsquare Media as part of a cluster with news-talk station WIBX, classic rock-formatted WOUR, hot AC-formatted WLZW (Lite 98.7), and country-formatted WFRG (Big Frog 104).


WPHD is not to be confused with WP:HD, or Wikipedia:Help Desk.WPHD (96.1 FM, "Cool 96") signed on the air as WENY-FM in the mid-1960s at 92.7 FM as a sister station to WENY.

In the late 1970s, the station changed its call letters to WLEZ, and was playing adult contemporary music. Known as EZ-92, the station was automated for most of the broadcast day, but had a popular morning show through the 1980s hosted by Chris Faber.

The station reclaimed its WENY-FM call sign on November 4, 1991. It also switched to a satellite-delivered adult contemporary format as an affiliate of the Northeast Satellite Entertainment network.

Longtime owner Howard Green sold the station to White Broadcasting in 2000. Under a limited marketing agreement, the station was managed by Eolin Broadcasting Inc., which also owned talk radio station WCLI, WCBA-FM (adult contemporary), WCBA (adult standards) and WGMM (oldies). White sold the station to EBI in 2001

EBI moved the station to its headquarters in South Corning and began simulcasting airing WCBA-FM programming on WENY. The stations were known as the Crystal Radio Network. That nomenclature came from WCBA-FM, which had been known as "Crystal 98.7" for a few years.

In 2003, EBI sold all of the stations to Route 81 Radio, based in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. Route 81 switched WCBA-FM's frequency to 97.7 (which was WGMM's) and its calls to WENI. The stations still air the same adult contemporary programming, but now are known as Magic 92.7 and 97.7. Route 81 dissolved and the stations ended up in the hands of William and Paige Christian's Sound Communications.

In 2017, Sound Communications filed to swap the license for WENY-FM to Kevin Fitzgerald and George Hawras' Europa Communications in exchange for the license for WPHD, in a move speculated to allow the Christians the opportunity to acquire another station in the Elmira-Corning area (South Waverly, Pennsylvania, the community to which WPHD was licensed, is located just outside the designated market area). The swap was consummated on November 15, 2017, along with the formats. In addition, the stations swapped call signs on November 20, 2017. On December 8, 2017 WPHD moved from 92.7 FM to 96.1 FM. (info taken from

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