Coconut Creek (Fla.) High school freshman wide receiver, Emmanuel Greene, has picked up four verbal…
Greene achieving his goals
Clemson, West Virginia, South Florida, Temple, and Northern Illinois have all offered Emmanuel Greene. Greene said the early attention wasn't a surprise to him, but it is humbling to achieve goals that he set for himself before his freshman season. "Before I went into my high school year, I wrote down a list of goals," he said. "I achieved all of them, even better actually. I wrote down ten touchdowns or more, I got ten. I wrote down 600 yards, I got 753. I wrote down 50 receptions, I had 63. I wrote down at least three D-I offers, and I have five." Of his early offers, the 2017 receiver said the West Virginia offer and the Clemson offer were especially exciting to him. "I do a whole lot of research on my college offers, so when I did research on West Virginia and Clemson, I realized, no one ever thought of this, but I did – West Virginia in 2012, Tavon Austin went in the first round and they won the Orange Bowl. This past year in 2013, Sammy Watkins went in the first round and he won the Orange Bowl. So West Virginia and Clemson are amazing," Greene said. The 5-foot-9, 155-pound receiver says he brings a lot to the field and it's caught the attention of college coaches. "(Coaches like that I'm) a leader, I never quit, I'm explosive and bring swag to the game. After I score a touchdown, I don't just go back to the sideline, I get the crowd involved with it, jump up and down with my teammates. I bring a lot of swag and fun to the game," he said. "I'm a student of the game before I play it, that's what makes me a better player." Greene has already visited Florida and Georgia and really liked both schools. Florida is one of the schools he's really liked over the past few years and he was happy to see it up close. "Oh man, Florida is amazing. I love the facilities, the Swamp, the atmosphere is just amazing. Florida is just top-notch. I like Florida. I love Florida actually," he said. Greene also liked seeing Georgia and he hopes for a closer look in the future. "Georgia is nice. It was a junior day, so I really haven't gotten to visit the facilities, but I like the indoor facilities. Georgia is a nice place, I like the way they treat their players," he said. The South Florida standout also likes Oregon and has been a Miami fan for much of his life. He plans to camp at UF, Clemson, and Miami this summer.
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