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  • Tue., Aug. 04, 2015 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.
  • Tue., Aug. 04, 2015 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM CDT Head Coach Mike McCarthy Press Conference

    Post-practice                Head Coach Mike McCarthy available in Media Auditorium

  • Tue., Aug. 04, 2015 12:55 PM - 1:30 PM CDT GM Ted Thompson Press Conference

    1pm               GM Ted Thompson available in Media Auditorium

  • Tue., Aug. 04, 2015 1:20 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Director of Player Personnel Eliot Wolf press conference

    Director of Player Personnel Eliot Wolf available in Media Auditorium to discuss Ron Wolf’s induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • Thu., Aug. 06, 2015 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.
  • Thu., Aug. 06, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT Bike Safety Rodeo The bike rodeo will feature free bike helmet fittings, a free bike helmet giveaway and a safety course for children to learn and practice bicycle riding skills. Participants also will have the opportunity to enter to win prizes, including Packers Family Night tickets and one of two Huffy bikes autographed by a Green Bay Packers player.

Players

Jeff Janis
WR #83
Height:
6-3
Weight:
219
Age:
24
College:
Saginaw Valley State
Hometown:
Tawas City, MI
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
2
YDS
16
AVG
8
TDS
0

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 2 16 8 9 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 GB 3 0 2 16 8 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @SEA L 16-36 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 NYJ W 31-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @DET L 7-19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @CHI W 38-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 MIN W 42-10 2 16 8 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @MIA W 27-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 CAR W 38-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @NO L 23-44 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 CHI W 55-14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 PHI W 53-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @MIN W 24-21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 NE W 26-21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 ATL W 43-37 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @BUF L 13-21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @TB W 20-3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 DET W 30-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Pro Highlights

  • Appeared in three contests as a rookie in 2014, posting two receptions for 16 yards (8.0 avg.).
  • Was inactive (healthy scratch) for the other 13 regular-season games and both playoff contests.
  • Had two receptions in the preseason, with both going for touchdowns (34 yards and 33 yards).
  • Drafted by the Packers in the seventh round (No. 236 overall), the first WR ever to be selected in the NFL Draft out of Saginaw Valley State.

COLLEGE

Played in 44 games with 37 starts, finishing his career as the school’s all-time leader in receptions (241), receiving yards (4,274) and receiving TDs (46)…Was twice named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Offensive Back of the Year, earning the award as a junior and as a senior…Caught 14-plus TDs in each of his last three seasons for the Cardinals…Earned his degree in exercise science…Senior season (2013): Started all 12 contests and caught 83 passes for 1,572 yards (18.9 avg.) and 14 TDs, including a career-high eight 100-yard receiving games…Added four carries for 49 yards (12.3 avg.) and two TDs…Was selected to the Little All-America team by The Associated Press and also earned first-team All-America honors from Daktronics, Inc., D2football.com and the American Football Coaches Association…Was named the GLIAC Offensive Back of the Year for the second consecutive season…Ranked No. 5 in the nation in receiving yards and tied for No. 9 in receiving TDs among Division II players…Was invited to the Senior Bowl following the 2013 season, becoming just the second Cardinals player ever to play in the all-star game (DE Lamar King, 1999)…Posted a GLIAC-record 331 receiving yards and a school-record-tying four TDs on 15 catches (22.1 avg.) vs. Hillsdale (Oct. 26)…Caught eight passes for 230 yards (28.8 avg.) and matched the school record with four receiving TDs, highlighted by his career-long 95-yard TD grab, vs. Northern Michigan (Nov. 9)…Junior season (2012): Started all 11 games and set single-season school records for receiving yards (1,635) and receptions (106), leading all Division II players in receiving yards and ranking No. 2 in catches…Posted a career-best 17 TD catches and 18 total TDs (one rushing), leading the team with 108 points and ranking third in the GLIAC with an average of 9.8 points per game…Established a new GLIAC record for the most receptions in conference games with 92 on the season…Recorded seven 100-yard receiving games…Was named to the Little All-America team by AP and earned first-team All-America honors from Daktronics, Inc. …Was named the GLIAC’s Offensive Back of the Year and was one of 24 candidates nominated for the Harlon Hill Award, given annually to the nation’s top player in Division II…Selected as the GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week four times on the season…Hauled in 12 passes for a season-high 300 yards (25.0 avg.) at Lake Erie (Sept. 22), including a season-long 73-yard TD catch as well as 45- and 52-yard grabs…Caught a game-winning 32-yard TD pass with nine seconds remaining in the 55-52 victory vs. Grand Valley State (Nov. 10), finishing with 10 catches for 165 yards (16.5 avg.) and two TDs as the Cardinals captured a share of the GLIAC North Championship for the second straight year…Sophomore season (2011): Appeared in all 11 games with eight starts and caught 48 passes for 968 yards (20.2 avg.) and 14 TDs…Earned honorable mention All-GLIAC recognition…Led the team in receiving yards, yards per catch and TD catches, and ranked No. 2 in receptions…Posted three 100-yard receiving games…Registered the first 100-yard receiving game of his career, catching four passes for 144 yards (36.0 avg.), including TD grabs of 76 and 34 yards, at Lake Erie (Sept. 17)…Recorded season highs for receiving yards (179) and TD catches (three) on six receptions (29.8 avg.) at Minnesota-Duluth (Nov. 19), with TD catches of 76, 65 and 22 yards…Redshirt freshman season (2010): Played in 10 games with six starts…Caught nine passes for 130 yards (14.4 avg.) and a TD and added 16 rushing yards on three attempts (5.3 avg.)…Posted a season-high 48 receiving yards on two catches (24.0 avg.) vs. Michigan Tech (Oct. 9), highlighted by a season-long 28-yard grab.

PERSONAL

Given name Jeffrey Ronald Janis…Born in Tawas City, Mich. …Married, wife’s name is Alyssa…Says losing his father, who passed away in 2010, was the greatest adversity he has faced…Worked at his uncle’s auto shop in Tawas City every summer, changing tires and oil, starting when he was 15 years old…High school: Earned all-conference recognition as a junior at WR at Tawas Area High School (Tawas City, Mich.)…Led the team in rushing as a senior after playing RB for most of the season due to a broken finger…Rushed for 731 yards and 10 TDs on just 45 carries (16.2 avg.)…Caught 17 passes for 375 yards (22.1 avg.) and six TDs…Posted a 30.1-yard average on 11 kickoff returns and averaged 9.8 yards as a punt returner…Added 12 tackles on defense and a 51-yard INT return…As a junior, averaged 29.8 yards on 11 kickoff returns…Posted an average of 31.8 yards per catch and added 20 tackles on defense…Also lettered three times each in basketball and track, participating in the 100, 200 and 400 meters and the long jump…Community involvement: While he was in college, participated in an NFL Play 60 event and a benefit walk to bring awareness to domestic violence…Residence: Tawas City, Mich.

Pro Highlights

  • Appeared in three contests as a rookie in 2014, posting two receptions for 16 yards (8.0 avg.).
  • Was inactive (healthy scratch) for the other 13 regular-season games and both playoff contests.
  • Had two receptions in the preseason, with both going for touchdowns (34 yards and 33 yards).
  • Drafted by the Packers in the seventh round (No. 236 overall), the first WR ever to be selected in the NFL Draft out of Saginaw Valley State.

COLLEGE

Played in 44 games with 37 starts, finishing his career as the school’s all-time leader in receptions (241), receiving yards (4,274) and receiving TDs (46)…Was twice named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Offensive Back of the Year, earning the award as a junior and as a senior…Caught 14-plus TDs in each of his last three seasons for the Cardinals…Earned his degree in exercise science…Senior season (2013): Started all 12 contests and caught 83 passes for 1,572 yards (18.9 avg.) and 14 TDs, including a career-high eight 100-yard receiving games…Added four carries for 49 yards (12.3 avg.) and two TDs…Was selected to the Little All-America team by The Associated Press and also earned first-team All-America honors from Daktronics, Inc., D2football.com and the American Football Coaches Association…Was named the GLIAC Offensive Back of the Year for the second consecutive season…Ranked No. 5 in the nation in receiving yards and tied for No. 9 in receiving TDs among Division II players…Was invited to the Senior Bowl following the 2013 season, becoming just the second Cardinals player ever to play in the all-star game (DE Lamar King, 1999)…Posted a GLIAC-record 331 receiving yards and a school-record-tying four TDs on 15 catches (22.1 avg.) vs. Hillsdale (Oct. 26)…Caught eight passes for 230 yards (28.8 avg.) and matched the school record with four receiving TDs, highlighted by his career-long 95-yard TD grab, vs. Northern Michigan (Nov. 9)…Junior season (2012): Started all 11 games and set single-season school records for receiving yards (1,635) and receptions (106), leading all Division II players in receiving yards and ranking No. 2 in catches…Posted a career-best 17 TD catches and 18 total TDs (one rushing), leading the team with 108 points and ranking third in the GLIAC with an average of 9.8 points per game…Established a new GLIAC record for the most receptions in conference games with 92 on the season…Recorded seven 100-yard receiving games…Was named to the Little All-America team by AP and earned first-team All-America honors from Daktronics, Inc. …Was named the GLIAC’s Offensive Back of the Year and was one of 24 candidates nominated for the Harlon Hill Award, given annually to the nation’s top player in Division II…Selected as the GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week four times on the season…Hauled in 12 passes for a season-high 300 yards (25.0 avg.) at Lake Erie (Sept. 22), including a season-long 73-yard TD catch as well as 45- and 52-yard grabs…Caught a game-winning 32-yard TD pass with nine seconds remaining in the 55-52 victory vs. Grand Valley State (Nov. 10), finishing with 10 catches for 165 yards (16.5 avg.) and two TDs as the Cardinals captured a share of the GLIAC North Championship for the second straight year…Sophomore season (2011): Appeared in all 11 games with eight starts and caught 48 passes for 968 yards (20.2 avg.) and 14 TDs…Earned honorable mention All-GLIAC recognition…Led the team in receiving yards, yards per catch and TD catches, and ranked No. 2 in receptions…Posted three 100-yard receiving games…Registered the first 100-yard receiving game of his career, catching four passes for 144 yards (36.0 avg.), including TD grabs of 76 and 34 yards, at Lake Erie (Sept. 17)…Recorded season highs for receiving yards (179) and TD catches (three) on six receptions (29.8 avg.) at Minnesota-Duluth (Nov. 19), with TD catches of 76, 65 and 22 yards…Redshirt freshman season (2010): Played in 10 games with six starts…Caught nine passes for 130 yards (14.4 avg.) and a TD and added 16 rushing yards on three attempts (5.3 avg.)…Posted a season-high 48 receiving yards on two catches (24.0 avg.) vs. Michigan Tech (Oct. 9), highlighted by a season-long 28-yard grab.

PERSONAL

Given name Jeffrey Ronald Janis…Born in Tawas City, Mich. …Married, wife’s name is Alyssa…Says losing his father, who passed away in 2010, was the greatest adversity he has faced…Worked at his uncle’s auto shop in Tawas City every summer, changing tires and oil, starting when he was 15 years old…High school: Earned all-conference recognition as a junior at WR at Tawas Area High School (Tawas City, Mich.)…Led the team in rushing as a senior after playing RB for most of the season due to a broken finger…Rushed for 731 yards and 10 TDs on just 45 carries (16.2 avg.)…Caught 17 passes for 375 yards (22.1 avg.) and six TDs…Posted a 30.1-yard average on 11 kickoff returns and averaged 9.8 yards as a punt returner…Added 12 tackles on defense and a 51-yard INT return…As a junior, averaged 29.8 yards on 11 kickoff returns…Posted an average of 31.8 yards per catch and added 20 tackles on defense…Also lettered three times each in basketball and track, participating in the 100, 200 and 400 meters and the long jump…Community involvement: While he was in college, participated in an NFL Play 60 event and a benefit walk to bring awareness to domestic violence…Residence: Tawas City, Mich.