Draft Trivia

Here's another installment of PackerReport.com's draft trivia series. Test your knowledge of the Pack's draft history with these three stumpers.<P>

1. Which Packer coaching rival was the team's 15th round pick in the 1974 draft?

A. Dennis Green

B. Dick Jauron

C. Steve Mariucci

D. Tony Dungy

E. Dave Wannstedt

2. Name the Packers' first round pick in 1980 who never played a down with the team.

A. Steve Atkins

B. Dave Dreschler

C. Bruce Clark

D. Larry Elkins

F. Bill Bain

3. The highest the Packers ever drafted a punter was in 1981. Name the punter the Packers picked in the third round that year.

A. Ray Stachowicz

B. Bucky Scribner

C. Rick Patridge

D. Don Bracken

E. Joe Prokop

ANSWERS:

1. E, Dave Wannstedt. The Packers used the 376th overall pick of the 1974 draft to select Wannstedt, a 6-foot-4, 245-pound tackle out of Pittsburgh. Wannstedt spent one season on the Packers' injured reserve list with a neck ailment before beginning his coaching career.

2. C, Bruce Clark. Bart Starr had the fourth overall pick in the draft and was convinced that Clark, a defensive tackle out of Penn State, was willing to play for the Packers. Clark assured Starr that he wanted to be a Packer in a pre-draft get together at Penn State. Starr, though, turned out to be wrong. In his 1987 book, "My Life in Football: Starr," Starr said Clark's agent Richard Bennett had Clark quickly sign a Canadian Football League contract . Starr contended that Bennett did this so Bennett's other clients could use the CFL as "leverage against the other teams that drafted players he represented. Bennett's tactic was successful _ his clients all signed lucrative long-term contracts."

3. A. Ray Stachowicz. The Michigan State product lasted just two seasons in Green Bay, averaging 40.5 yards a punt, before Bucky Scribner took over the punting chores. Since then, the Packers have drafted four punters but none before the eighth round.


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