Coming Up
  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.
  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT Live McCarthy press conference Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to media in the Lambeau Field Media Auditorium.
  • 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.

  • Sun., Jul. 27, 2014 8:20 AM - 10:20 AM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.

Players

David Bakhtiari
T #69
Height:
6-4
Weight:
300
Age:
22
College:
Colorado
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2013):

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16
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16

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2013 GB 16 16
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1 @SF L 28-34
2 WAS W 38-20
3 @CIN L 30-34
5 DET W 22-9
6 @BAL W 19-17
7 CLE W 31-13
8 @MIN W 44-31
9 CHI L 20-27
10 PHI L 13-27
11 @NYG L 13-27
12 MIN L 26-26
13 @DET L 10-40
14 ATL W 22-21
15 @DAL W 37-36
16 PIT L 31-38
17 @CHI W 33-28

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Biography

  • Last name is pronounced Bock-TEE-are-ee.
  • Earned second-team All-Pacific-12 honors from the conference’s coaches each of his last two seasons (sophomore and junior seasons) at Colorado.
  • Was named to the watch lists for both the Outland Trophy and the Lombardi Award in 2012.
  • Started 11 games at left tackle as a junior in 2012 and graded out as the team’s top lineman at 89.8 percent.
  • Opened 22 games at left tackle over his final two seasons after starting at right tackle as a redshirt freshman in 2010.
  • Earned All-San Mateo County and all-metro recognition as a senior at Junipero Serra High in San Mateo, Calif.
  • Oldest brother, Eric, is a free-agent linebacker who has played with the Tennessee Titans (2009) and San Francisco 49ers (2012). Another older brother, Andrew, played defensive end at the University of San Diego.


CAREER Highlights:

  • Drafted by the Packers with the first of three fourth-round selections (No. 129 overall). The choice was obtained in a draft-day trade with Miami, along with a fifth-round pick (No. 146) and a seventh-round selection (No. 224), in exchange for a third-round choice (No. 93).
  • Became the first Colorado offensive lineman to be drafted by the Packers since C Joe Garten in 1991 (sixth round, No. 164 overall).
  • Earned second-team All-Pacific-12 honors from the conference’s coaches each of his last two years (sophomore and junior seasons) at Colorado.
  • Was named to the watch lists for both the Outland Trophy and the Lombardi Award in 2012.
  • Started 11 games at left tackle as a junior in 2012 and graded out as the team’s top lineman at 89.8 percent.
  • Was the co-recipient of the John Mack Award as the team’s most outstanding offensive player in 2012.
  • Opened 11 games at left tackle as a sophomore in 2011 and earned second-team Sophomore All-America honors from collegefootballnews.com.
  • Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 recognition from The Associated Press and honorable mention Freshman All-America honors from collegefootballnews.com in 2010, when he started 11 games at right tackle.
  • Oldest brother, Eric, is a free-agent linebacker who has played with the Tennessee Titans (2009) and San Francisco 49ers (2012). Another older brother, Andrew, played defensive end at the University of San Diego.
  • Majored in communication at Colorado.


2012: Started 11 games at left tackle and was named second-team All-Pac-12 by the conference’s coaches…Also earned second-team all-conference recognition from Phil Steele’s College Football…Was the co-recipient of the John Mack Award as the team’s most outstanding offensive player…Named to the watch lists for both the Outland Trophy and the Lombardi Award…Graded out as the team’s top lineman at 89.8 percent, with 655 “plus” plays out of 729 total…Finished second on the team with 41 “will-breaker” blocks…Allowed just 2½ sacks and only one pressure on the season…Graded out at 80 percent or above in all 11 games he appeared…At Washington State (Sept. 22): Posted a season-best 92.5 percent grade as the offense racked up a season-high 531 total yards…At Oregon (Oct. 27): Sidelined due to a knee sprain…At Arizona (Nov. 10): Helped the offense register 437 total yards, including a season-high 224 yards rushing.

2011: Opened 11 games at left tackle and earned second-team All-Pac-12 recognition from the conference’s coaches and Phil Steele’s College Football…Was named a second-team sophomore All-American by CollegeFootballNews.com…Graded out to 84.4 percent on the season (532 plus plays out of 630 total snaps), the second highest on the CU line…Graded out to 80 percent or better in nine of his 11 games…Allowed just two sacks and three pressures on the season…At Hawaii (Sept. 3): Sustained a severe knee sprain in the season opener, which sidelined him for the next two games (vs. California, vs. Colorado State)…At Ohio State (Sept. 24): In his first game back from the knee injury, posted a season-high grade of 90.4 percent…Vs. Arizona (Nov. 12): Helped the offense rack up 500 yards of total offense, including a season-high 273 rushing yards on 45 carries (6.1 avg.).

2010: Appeared in all 12 games with 11 starts at right tackle…Was an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection by The Associated Press…Earned honorable mention Freshman All-America honors from CollegeFootballNews.com…Played the third-most snaps on offense (796), trailing only fellow offensive linemen Nate Solder and Ryan Miller…Graded out at 89.8 percent for the season (715 plus plays), second best on the line behind only Solder (94.3)…Graded out to 80 percent or better in all 12 contests and 90 percent or better in seven games…Allowed just one sack and seven pressures…Only non-start came vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 23), but he did play 24 snaps in the game…Earned second-team Academic All-Big 12 honors…Vs. Hawaii (Sept. 18): Helped the Buffaloes record 452 yards of total offense, including 252 rushing yards on 52 carries (4.8 avg.)…At Kansas (Nov. 6): Blocked for an offense that racked up 464 total yards. Recovered a fumble after a sack and advanced it 7 yards…Vs. Kansas State (Nov. 20): Posted a career-high grade of 94.7 percent (71 plus plays on 75 snaps) and helped the offense rack up 476 total yards, including 251 rushing yards on 44 carries (5.7 avg.).

2009: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned All-Western Catholic Athletic League, All-San Mateo County and all-metro honors as a senior at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif. …His senior season marked his first year as a starter in football at any level…Helped his team win the WCAL championship and advance to the state semifinals…Was honored by the Bay Area News Group as a member of the 2008 Cream of the Crop team among seniors, ranking No. 8 out of the 25 players from northern California selected on college potential from a survey of college coaches…Also lettered in lacrosse as a sophomore and as a junior, winning the Lock Down Award as the team’s top hitter.

PERSONAL: Given name David Afrasiab Assad Bakhtiari…Last name is pronounced Bock-TEE-are-ee...Born in San Mateo, Calif. ...Single… Oldest brother, Eric, is a free-agent linebacker who has played with the Tennessee Titans (2009) and San Francisco 49ers (2012)…Another older brother, Andrew, played defensive end at the University of San Diego…Has visited homeless shelters and nursing homes…Enjoys playing video games, spending time outside and fishing…Lists Mike Tyson, Alex Morgan and Joe Staley as his favorite athletes, listing Staley as someone he patterns his game after…His favorite TV shows include Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Entourage and Lost…Enjoys listening to country, dubstep, club and rap music…Lists the Batman trilogy, Pitch Perfect and Django Unchained as his favorite movies…Considers himself to be a good tennis player…Residence: Burlingame, Calif.

  • Last name is pronounced Bock-TEE-are-ee.
  • Earned second-team All-Pacific-12 honors from the conference’s coaches each of his last two seasons (sophomore and junior seasons) at Colorado.
  • Was named to the watch lists for both the Outland Trophy and the Lombardi Award in 2012.
  • Started 11 games at left tackle as a junior in 2012 and graded out as the team’s top lineman at 89.8 percent.
  • Opened 22 games at left tackle over his final two seasons after starting at right tackle as a redshirt freshman in 2010.
  • Earned All-San Mateo County and all-metro recognition as a senior at Junipero Serra High in San Mateo, Calif.
  • Oldest brother, Eric, is a free-agent linebacker who has played with the Tennessee Titans (2009) and San Francisco 49ers (2012). Another older brother, Andrew, played defensive end at the University of San Diego.


CAREER Highlights:

  • Drafted by the Packers with the first of three fourth-round selections (No. 129 overall). The choice was obtained in a draft-day trade with Miami, along with a fifth-round pick (No. 146) and a seventh-round selection (No. 224), in exchange for a third-round choice (No. 93).
  • Became the first Colorado offensive lineman to be drafted by the Packers since C Joe Garten in 1991 (sixth round, No. 164 overall).
  • Earned second-team All-Pacific-12 honors from the conference’s coaches each of his last two years (sophomore and junior seasons) at Colorado.
  • Was named to the watch lists for both the Outland Trophy and the Lombardi Award in 2012.
  • Started 11 games at left tackle as a junior in 2012 and graded out as the team’s top lineman at 89.8 percent.
  • Was the co-recipient of the John Mack Award as the team’s most outstanding offensive player in 2012.
  • Opened 11 games at left tackle as a sophomore in 2011 and earned second-team Sophomore All-America honors from collegefootballnews.com.
  • Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 recognition from The Associated Press and honorable mention Freshman All-America honors from collegefootballnews.com in 2010, when he started 11 games at right tackle.
  • Oldest brother, Eric, is a free-agent linebacker who has played with the Tennessee Titans (2009) and San Francisco 49ers (2012). Another older brother, Andrew, played defensive end at the University of San Diego.
  • Majored in communication at Colorado.


2012: Started 11 games at left tackle and was named second-team All-Pac-12 by the conference’s coaches…Also earned second-team all-conference recognition from Phil Steele’s College Football…Was the co-recipient of the John Mack Award as the team’s most outstanding offensive player…Named to the watch lists for both the Outland Trophy and the Lombardi Award…Graded out as the team’s top lineman at 89.8 percent, with 655 “plus” plays out of 729 total…Finished second on the team with 41 “will-breaker” blocks…Allowed just 2½ sacks and only one pressure on the season…Graded out at 80 percent or above in all 11 games he appeared…At Washington State (Sept. 22): Posted a season-best 92.5 percent grade as the offense racked up a season-high 531 total yards…At Oregon (Oct. 27): Sidelined due to a knee sprain…At Arizona (Nov. 10): Helped the offense register 437 total yards, including a season-high 224 yards rushing.

2011: Opened 11 games at left tackle and earned second-team All-Pac-12 recognition from the conference’s coaches and Phil Steele’s College Football…Was named a second-team sophomore All-American by CollegeFootballNews.com…Graded out to 84.4 percent on the season (532 plus plays out of 630 total snaps), the second highest on the CU line…Graded out to 80 percent or better in nine of his 11 games…Allowed just two sacks and three pressures on the season…At Hawaii (Sept. 3): Sustained a severe knee sprain in the season opener, which sidelined him for the next two games (vs. California, vs. Colorado State)…At Ohio State (Sept. 24): In his first game back from the knee injury, posted a season-high grade of 90.4 percent…Vs. Arizona (Nov. 12): Helped the offense rack up 500 yards of total offense, including a season-high 273 rushing yards on 45 carries (6.1 avg.).

2010: Appeared in all 12 games with 11 starts at right tackle…Was an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection by The Associated Press…Earned honorable mention Freshman All-America honors from CollegeFootballNews.com…Played the third-most snaps on offense (796), trailing only fellow offensive linemen Nate Solder and Ryan Miller…Graded out at 89.8 percent for the season (715 plus plays), second best on the line behind only Solder (94.3)…Graded out to 80 percent or better in all 12 contests and 90 percent or better in seven games…Allowed just one sack and seven pressures…Only non-start came vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 23), but he did play 24 snaps in the game…Earned second-team Academic All-Big 12 honors…Vs. Hawaii (Sept. 18): Helped the Buffaloes record 452 yards of total offense, including 252 rushing yards on 52 carries (4.8 avg.)…At Kansas (Nov. 6): Blocked for an offense that racked up 464 total yards. Recovered a fumble after a sack and advanced it 7 yards…Vs. Kansas State (Nov. 20): Posted a career-high grade of 94.7 percent (71 plus plays on 75 snaps) and helped the offense rack up 476 total yards, including 251 rushing yards on 44 carries (5.7 avg.).

2009: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned All-Western Catholic Athletic League, All-San Mateo County and all-metro honors as a senior at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif. …His senior season marked his first year as a starter in football at any level…Helped his team win the WCAL championship and advance to the state semifinals…Was honored by the Bay Area News Group as a member of the 2008 Cream of the Crop team among seniors, ranking No. 8 out of the 25 players from northern California selected on college potential from a survey of college coaches…Also lettered in lacrosse as a sophomore and as a junior, winning the Lock Down Award as the team’s top hitter.

PERSONAL: Given name David Afrasiab Assad Bakhtiari…Last name is pronounced Bock-TEE-are-ee...Born in San Mateo, Calif. ...Single… Oldest brother, Eric, is a free-agent linebacker who has played with the Tennessee Titans (2009) and San Francisco 49ers (2012)…Another older brother, Andrew, played defensive end at the University of San Diego…Has visited homeless shelters and nursing homes…Enjoys playing video games, spending time outside and fishing…Lists Mike Tyson, Alex Morgan and Joe Staley as his favorite athletes, listing Staley as someone he patterns his game after…His favorite TV shows include Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Entourage and Lost…Enjoys listening to country, dubstep, club and rap music…Lists the Batman trilogy, Pitch Perfect and Django Unchained as his favorite movies…Considers himself to be a good tennis player…Residence: Burlingame, Calif.