Kendrick Green

PITTSBURGH (WAND) - An Illinois Fighting Illini guard was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2021 NFL Draft. 

Kendrick Green, a redshirt junior, was drafted with the 24th pick of the 3rd round Friday night (87 overall). 

When he entered the U of I, Green was a four-star recruit out of high school in Peoria. He switched from defense to offensive line during his redshirt freshman season at Illinois in 2017. 

Green earned first team All-Big Ten honors as a junior. 

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