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Super 30: Westmoore's Dahu Green is taller, stronger

Green, No. 5 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 recruiting rankings, hauled in 40 receptions for 700 yards and 10 touchdowns. Unfortunately for defensive backs, his advantages have expanded.
by Trent Shadid Published: July 22, 2014


photo - Westmoore's Dahu Green in Moore, Tuesday July  22 , 2014. Photo By Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman
Westmoore's Dahu Green in Moore, Tuesday July 22 , 2014. Photo By Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman

Westmoore wide receiver Dahu Green used his 6-foot-3 frame and raw talent to burst onto the high school football scene as a junior last season.

Green, No. 5 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 recruiting rankings, hauled in 40 receptions for 700 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Unfortunately for defensive backs, his advantages have expanded.

Now standing nearly 6-foot-5 with a 34-inch vertical leap and added strength, he’ll enter his senior season as a more polished and athletically gifted talent.

“At Tennessee’s camp this summer I got measured at 6-4¾,” Green said. “And that’s flatfoot, so I’m right around 6-5. It’s definitely given me more of an advantage. I’m not going to face any defensive backs that are even 6-4, so now I can catch a ball over some corners without even jumping.”

Green, an unknown talent heading into last season, quickly became recognized as one of the top receivers in Class 6A with four touchdowns in the Jaguars’ first three games.

The most memorable was a five-yard hitch route he turned into a 90-yard touchdown in a Week 3 win at Norman North.

“I’m naturally a confident person, so I knew what I could do coming into last season,” Green said. “But that Norman North game, seeing myself on the news and stuff, I realized other people were seeing how I can play.”

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by Trent Shadid
Copy Editor
Trent Shadid is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Weatherford, Okla., and attended Weatherford High School. Before joining The Oklahoman, he spent two seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Weatherford High...
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