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    The Green Bay Packers 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

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  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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One on One with Jarrett Boykin

Posted Oct 24, 2013

Jarrett Boykin sat down with packers.com Editor Vic Ketchman to provide fans with this look at the Packers' young wide receiver


Q. What’s it like being a star?

A. Honestly, I don’t really see myself as a star. I see myself as just keep playing, just keep working hard. I don’t overthink all that stuff. I just do what I have to do and all that stuff comes. I just stay away from the stardom. That’s not my main focus. My main focus is to excel on the football field.

Boykin caught a Virginia Tech single-season
record 61 passes as a senior in 2011

Q. Did you believe this day would come?

A. I think as athletes and competitors we all think and believe one day we can finally get to the point where we can showcase our ability. When?  I didn’t know but I just had to keep working every day and, hopefully, one day it would happen.

Q. You were a star at Virginia Tech but you went undrafted. Tough to swallow?

A. Not necessarily tough to swallow because I didn’t look at myself as bigger than what I really was. Like I said, I’m a humble, laid back type of guy. I kind of knew the way it would turn out based on my speed. I just figured let all that go to rest on its own and whenever I get a chance just go out there and try to prove people wrong.

Q. When you were released by the Jaguars?

A. It was very disappointing, frustrating. Like I said, being athletes and competitors you want to go out there and be able to have that chance to go out there and show what you can do. When they let you know that it’s not going to work out, you’re down and thinking what’s next? So I think I waited like a week and got the phone call from Green Bay and was chomping at the bit. Whatever opportunity or whatever they give me I’ll just have to go out there and prove myself. Let it all loose and don’t hold back.

Boykin was one of four rookie free agents to
make Green Bay's opening day roster in 2012

Q. What were your thoughts during that rookie camp with the Packers?

A. My thoughts were just go out there, play fast, try to finish, make every play that comes my way and do anything that stands out. Hopefully, show them that I really want to get a chance during training camp. It felt good, but you still have to stay hungry because that can only last so long.

Q. Your father died when you were a baby. What was life like growing up without him?

A. I was pretty young so I never really had a chance to get a relationship with him. I grew up knowing my stepfather as my actual father, so it was nothing different, as far as in my household. It was pretty normal, nothing different.

Q. Is speed overrated?

A. Is speed overrated? No, I don’t think so. Speed kills. I would love to have more speed than what I have. I just try to do other things that compensate for it.

Q. What do you envision for yourself as a pro football player?

A. I don’t try to think too far ahead of myself. I really just take it a day at a time. Really, in practice I just take it a play at a time, each day. Like I said, as competitors and athletes you want to be one of the best out there, so you just have to do whatever you can and make sure you can keep getting those opportunities to make a chance to get to that point. Hopefully, I can get to one of those points in my life where someone can actually refer to me as one of the best wide receivers to play.

"I just stay away from the stardom. That’s not my main focus. My main focus is to excel on the football field."

Q. Does this offense suit your skills in a particular way?

A. I don’t really know the differences from other offenses because I haven’t been in their systems but I really love this offense. With an amazing quarterback that can get you the ball, it can only help you thrive. We spread the ball some. As far as Virginia Tech, we run the ball a lot.

Q. What are your goals for your life, not just for football?

A. Just being able to one day sit back and say I accomplished a lot of things and watch my kids growing up and be able to tell them stories about the things I did and watch them accomplish their goals. Beautiful family, wife, home, you know, just the picture perfect everything, but as everyone knows it doesn’t always go that way.

Q. Who’s been the most important person in your life?

A. It’s hard to say because there are a lot of people that have helped contribute. From a football standpoint, the person who was there, trying to get me on the road, was my cousin DeAngelo Lloyd. He went through this whole process and at this point he tried to tell me things that nobody really ever told him when he was coming out or the things he was doing. He would try to give me feedback. Even if you had a good game he would say, “Step it up. I saw that one play; you need to get that together.” It could be the best game you ever had but he was going to be on you. But, of course my dad and my mother and my little brother were always there doing the same thing. They wanted it just as bad as I wanted it.


 
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