Detroit Lions Select Former Rockledge Raider, UNC Receiver Antoine Green With 219th Overall Pick in 2023 NFL Draft
By sbnation.com // April 30, 2023
green graduated from rockledge high in 2018
ABOVE VIDEO: With the 219th pick in the 2023 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions have selected wide receiver Antoine Green out of North Carolina.
(SBNATION.COM) – With the 219th pick in the 2023 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions have selected wide receiver Antoine Green out of North Carolina.
Green is an X-receiver, standing 6-foot-2, 199 pounds. He was a deep threat for the Tar Heels, hauling in 1,710 yards and 15 touchdowns in 24 starts in college—for a whopping 19.0 yards per catch.
He also brings plenty of speed, running a 4.47 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine.
The Lions have a long-term need at receiver, as their only starters signed beyond 2023 are Amon-Ra St. Brown and Jameson Williams.
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