Ralph Green III – Defensive Tackle– Senior – Indiana
Alex Khvatov: Describe your first day at the 2017 East/West Shrine Game.
Ralph Green III: It’s a great experience. It is a great first day. You are competing against the best.
Alex Khvatov: What did you learn from your DL coach today?
Ralph Green III: Finish everything with a rip and effort to the ball. My college coach always told me to finish and show effort to the ball.
Alex Khvatov: What do you want to show NFL teams this week?
Ralph Green III: I am the best DL here. I will run to the ball and finish every play. I will be the first one off the ball and the first one to the ball.
Alex Khvatov: What are your strengths?
Ralph Green III: On the football field, I am disruptive. I get into the backfield. I read the play well and adapt to the offense.
Alex Khvatov: What areas of your game are you trying to improve upon?
Ralph Green III: My pass rush. It is my biggest area of improvement. There are four parts to a dollar. I am still in that first quarter. I am still in that first part to that first quarter.
Alex Khvatov: What is the highlight of your career up to this point?
Ralph Green III: Beating Michigan State. It hasn’t been done in 17 years. Winning that Bucket for years in a row.
Alex Khvatov: You ran into some trouble at Indiana. What were some of the off the field concerns you?
Ralph Green III: I had an arrest for public intoxication. I have moved on. I failed two drug tests off the field. I never failed a drug test in college before that. I have never been in trouble before. I was a class president in high school. I was in the National Honors Society. I was top 10 in my class. I have never missed practice. I was always on time. I have learned from it. I have grown from it. I have to be an adult. I have to be smarter before I make any decisions.