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Packers sign three draft choices

Posted Jul 30, 2011

The Green Bay Packers signed draft choices Derek Sherrod, Alex Green and Davon House. The signings were announced Saturday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson.

The Packers have now signed all 10 of their selections from the 2011 NFL Draft. 

Rd

Name

Pos

Ht

 Wt

College

HS Hometown

1

Derek Sherrod

T

6-5

321

Mississippi State

Caledonia, Miss.

3

Alex Green

RB

6-0

225

Hawaii

Portland, Ore.

4

Davon House

CB

6-0

195

New Mexico State

Palmdale, Calif.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sherrod, 22, was a first-team All-America selection by CBSSports.com and Rivals.com in 2010 and earned first-team All-SEC honors from the coaches and the media. He helped the Bulldogs rank second in the conference in rushing in 2010 and first in ’09. Sherrod is the only Mississippi State offensive lineman ever selected in the first round of the NFL Draft.

Green, 23, rushed for 1,199 yards and 18 TDs in 2010, ranking second in University of Hawaii history for rushing yards in a single season and tying the school mark for rushing TDs. His average of 8.2 yards per carry in 2010 ranked No. 1 in NCAA Division I-A among players with 100 or more carries.

House, 22, earned first-team All-Western Athletic Conference honors as a junior and senior. He finished his career ranked first in school history in interception return yardage with 319 and tied for sixth with 11 INTs. House was named to the Jim Thorpe Award watch list in 2010 and was an honorable mention All-America selection by The NFL Draft Report as a senior.

 
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