New Head Coach of the Hurricanes
Jacquez Green to Lead Manatee Football
(Bradenton, FL May 4, 2021) – Manatee High School has announced that the interim tag will be dropped and Jacquez Green will take on the full-time responsibilities as the new head coach for the Hurricane football program. Coach Green has served as offensive coordinator for the past 2 seasons helping lead Manatee to 16 wins while his offense averaged an impressive 32 points per game.
Green boasts an impressive resume. As a player, Green received All-American honors playing for Steve Spurrier's Florida Gators capturing the National Championship in 1996. He was later enshrined as a member of the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame in 2017. Following college, Green was drafted in the 2nd round by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and would go on to play for the Bucs, Washington Redskins and the Detroit Lions.
Green has had success on the field as a coach as well. While an assistant coach at Lincoln High School (Tallahassee) he played a key role in helping lead his team to the 2012 State Championship and a runner-up finish in 2010. In addition to Lincoln, he has also had coaching stops at Valdosta High School, Gibbs High School and Godby High School.