Visiting with the Packers

As the Green Bay Packers prepare for the April 23-24 NFL draft, they have brought in a number of prospects to their facilities for interviews and medical check ups.<p>

NFL teams are allowed up to 20 pre-draft visits with collegiate prospects. Most of the players that the Packers bring in to meet and give physicals were not invited to the NFL Combine and probably will be second day picks, or sign as undrafted free agents.

The Packers reportedly were going to meet with Michigan defensive back Marlin Jackson, but were unable to arrange a date and time for him to visit. Jackson is expected to be selected in the first or second round of the draft.

Those who have recently visited with the Packers according to reports include:

Central Michigan LB Anthony Tyus

Georgia LB Odell Thurman

Albany (N.Y.) LB/S Kurt Campbell

Georiga Southern RB Chaz Williams

Purdue FB Jon Goldsberry

Northwestern G Ike Ndukwe

Tulane WR Roydell Williams

Florida CB Reynaldo Hill

Toledo S Patrick Body

Louisiana-Lafayette S Ceandris Brown

Auburn DT/DE Jay Ratliff

UW-La Crosse RB Matt Pagel

Saginaw Valley State OT Todd Herremans

Arkansas LB/DE Jeb Huckeba New Mexico LB Nick Speegle

Fresno St. S James Sanders


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