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Preferred walk-on QB T.J. Green commits to Northwestern

Green, son of former NFL QB Trent, apparently chose Northwestern over preferred walk-on offers from Nebraska and Stanford.

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T.J. Green, an unranked pro-style quarterback from Kansas City, Mo., has committed to Northwestern, according to the player's Twitter account. Green has presumably committed as a preferred walk-on.

According to multiple reports, Green hadn't picked up a scholarship offer from any FBS schools. However, he had been offered preferred walk-on status at Nebraska, Stanford and Wake Forest, as well as at Northwestern. Green reportedly visited Stanford, but Monday, announced that he had picked NU.

Green stands at 6-foot-1, 190 pounds, and scouting reports describe him as a pocket passer. He doesn't wow with his size or athleticism, but looks like a solid prospect, especially for a walk-on. Here's more, from Sean Keeler of Fox Sports Kansas City:

T.J. Green has the lineage -- his father, Trent, was a two-time Pro Bowl quarterback in the NFL, most famously with the Chiefs and Rams, and bowled with Indiana as a collegian -- and the resume, winning Gatorade Player of the Year and USA Today Offensive Player of the Year honors in Missouri last fall. He threw for 2,638 yards and 33 touchdowns his senior season, piloting the Hawklets to a 12-2 record and the MSHSAA Class 6 Championship game in St. Louis.

Northwestern has one other scholarship quarterback in the class of 2015, dual-threat three-star local product Lloyd Yates.