Former UGA Bulldog, all-pro NFL receiver AJ Green announces retirement
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Former UGA Bulldog and all-pro NFL receiver AJ Green has announced his retirement after 12 seasons in the NFL.
Green was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in 2011.
Green played for the Cincinnati Bengals and Arizona Cardinals during his NFL career which saw him earn several pro-bowl nods.
Green finished his career with more than 10,000 receiving yards and 70 touchdowns scored.
“Special thank you to the University of Georgia, Cincinnati Bengals, and Arizona Cardinals for the opportunity to pursue my dreams,” Green wrote in a lengthy social media post. “I’ve stayed true to the game and it owes me nothing.”
The Arizona Cardinals and Bengals posted thank-you messages on their social media pages on Monday.
Thank You A.J. 👏 pic.twitter.com/HEo5jolYov— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) February 6, 2023
He is now 34 years old.
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