Ohio State Football GREAT Cornelius Green will be the keynote speaker at the 2022 OhioMBE Awards. The OhioMBE Awards recognize Ohio’s Top MBE, FBE, Veteran, and Family-owned businesses.
Cornelius Green is a decorated college football standout at Ohio State under legendary coach Woody Hayes, where he quarterbacked the powerhouse Buckeyes from 1973-1975. Throughout his college career, he earned several awards including OSU Team MVP (1975), Big Ten MVP (1975), and the coveted Rose Bowl MVP (1974). In 1973, he became Ohio State’s first Black quarterback in school history.
After college, Mr. Green was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 1976, and the Seattle Seahawks in 1977, and then spent time in the Canadian Football League before returning home to Washington, D.C. in 1982 to manage a recreation center.
A Washington, D.C.-native, Cornelius Green, is a coach at St. Albans School. Coach Green, is a former student-athlete who graduated from Dunbar High School.