Minnesota QB/TE departs for transfer portal with one year of eligibility remaining
There will be one less player in Minnesota’s quarterback and tight end room for the 2021 season.
Seth Green, who has spent five seasons with the Golden Gophers, announced on Twitter that he plans to leave Minnesota and spend his final year of eligibility elsewhere. He had primarily been used in the offense’s Wildcat formation and in goal line situations throughout his career with the program.
“After many thoughts, prayers and trusted conversations, I have made the decision to enter the transfer portal and play my last season elsewhere,” Green said in a statement posted on Twitter. “I am saddened that this chapter of my life is coming to a close, yet am excited for what God has in store for my future! Ski-U-Mah, Go Gophers.”
— Seth Green (@seth_mgreen) February 25, 2021
Green leaves Minnesota having contributed in multiple ways. During the 2018 season, Green rushed for 282 yards and 8 touchdowns, had 2 catches for 37 yards and completed 4-of-5 pass attempts for 36 yards 2 touchdowns and an interception.
In 2020, Green had just 7 yards and 2 touchdowns on 9 carries, but also had 3 receptions for 38 yards and completed a pass for 20 yards. Overall, the versatile quarterback, tight end and wide receivers leaves the Gophers with 388 rushing yards, 83 receiving yards, 57 passing yards and accounting for 18 touchdowns.
Minnesota finished the 2020 season with a 3-4 record.