2021 NFL Draft: Packers select Mississippi OL Royce Newman in the fourth round, No. 142 overall

Newman started at left guard and right tackle at Ole Miss

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Mississippi OL Royce Newman

GREEN BAY – The Packers have taken another offensive lineman, drafting Mississippi senior Royce Newman in the fourth round, No. 142 overall.

Newman (6-5, 310) started 12 games at left guard in 2019 before starting 10 games at right tackle this past season. He was a four-star prospect out of Nashville, Ill., and received an invite to the Senior Bowl.

He joins Ohio State center/guard Josh Myers, who was drafted in the second round on Friday night. He ran a 5.15 time in the 40 at his Ole Miss pro day with a 28-inch vertical. He measured in with 33 ¾ inch arms.

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