Cornelius Green

First African American Quarterback at Ohio State University

Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Inductee, Rose Bowl MVP (1974), Big Ten Conference MVP (1975), All-American (1975), All-Big-10 (1974, 1975)

Amy Kwak recently had the opportunity to speak with Rose Bowl Hall of Fame inductee Cornelius Green about his experience playing for Ohio State in the 1970s. Cornelius talks about overcoming adversity and facing racism to break barriers as Ohio State’s first Black quarterback, where he was named Rose Bowl MVP in 1974 and Big Ten Conference MVP in 1975.
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