Adrian Greene
No. 23     BC Lions
Greene with the Lions in 2023
Born: (1999-02-15) February 15, 1999 (age 24)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Career information
CFL statusNational
Position(s)Defensive back
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
UniversitySaint Mary's
CFL Draft2022 / Round: 4 / Pick: 32
Drafted byBC Lions
Career history
As player
2022–presentBC Lions
Career stats

Adrian Greene (born February 15, 1999) is a professional Canadian football defensive back for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

University career

Greene played U Sports football for the Saint Mary's Huskies from 2017 to 2021.[1][2] He played in 21 games where he had 37 total tackles, one interception, and one fumble recovery.[1]

Professional career

Greene was drafted in the fourth round, 32nd overall, by the BC Lions in the 2022 CFL Draft and signed with the team on May 11, 2022.[3] Following training camp in 2022, he began the season on the team's practice roster.[4] He then made his professional debut in week 10, on August 13, 2023, against the Calgary Stampeders.[4] In total, he played in nine regular season games as a back-up defensive back where he recorded three special teams tackles.[2][4]

In 2023, he made the team's opening day active roster and also earned his first start on July 9, 2023, against the Montreal Alouettes.[5] On October 10, 2023, he recorded his first career interception against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.[6] He played in 17 regular season games, with four starts, where he had 16 defensive tackles, 10 special teams tackles, one interception, and one punt block.[2][6]


  1. ^ a b "Adrian Greene". Saint Mary's Huskies. Retrieved November 10, 2023.
  2. ^ a b c "Adrian Greene". BC Lions. Retrieved November 10, 2023.
  3. ^ "Lions Sign Seven Members Of 2022 CFL Draft Class". BC Lions. May 11, 2022.
  4. ^ a b c "Game Notes" (PDF). Canadian Football League. Retrieved November 10, 2023.
  5. ^ "Game Notes" (PDF). Canadian Football League. Retrieved November 10, 2023.
  6. ^ a b "Adrian Greene's unlikely path to football just needed a little spark". Canadian Football League. Retrieved October 31, 2023.