Scout Extras: Inside Green Bay's gambles
The first post-Aaron Rodgers draft has concluded. Here's what the personnel men said about Colby Wooden, Sean Clifford and all nine of the Packers' Day 3 draft picks. Is there a surprise starter?
Here’s what personnel people told Bob McGinn before the draft about the Green Bay Packers’ Day 3 picks.
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COLBY WOODEN, DT, AUBURN
Rd. 4/Pk. 116.
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Ga.
Fact/stat: Fourth-year junior, three-year starter. Arms were 33 ¾ inches, hands were 10 3/8 inches. Finished with 152 tackles (30 for loss) and 15 sacks.
NFC scout: “I’m not sold on him. Excellent, excellent kid. I think he’s a 5-technique but you’ll have to try him both ways to see what he can do. I look at someone like him as fourth round-plus.”
AFC scout: “We all saw him as a 5-technique. He could also play some 3-technique and rush inside if you needed him to. He’s got some developmental upside. He’s a 4i or a 5-technique. He’s probably fifth round. He did run 4.8 and there’s pretty good stuff on film.”