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Peoria’s Kendrick Green drafted to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round


Peoria IL (WEEK) - Peoria High graduate and University of Illinois standout Kendrick Green is going to the NFL. Green was selected 87th overall in the third round by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday night.

Green declared for the draft in December, and caught the eyes of many at pro day.

The offensive tackle stands 6-foot-2, 305 pounds.

During his time at Peoria High, Green played baseball, football and also wrestled. He was also crowned Homecoming king.

At U-of-I, Green was an All-American.

This story will be updated with more details, reaction, and more.

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