GREEN BAY – The Packers have drafted Michigan offensive lineman Jon Runyan with the first of their three sixth-round selections (No. 192 overall).
A two-time All-Big Ten honoree, Runyan appeared in 34 games with the Wolverines, with 26 career starts (25 at left tackle, one at right tackle). His father and namesake played in 207 NFL games with 192 starts from 1996-2009. He was a Pro Bowl right tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2002 and served in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The younger Runyan was a two-time recipient of the Hugh H. Rader Memorial Award, given to the team's top offensive lineman. He and his father are the only father-son duo in UM history to win the award.
Runyan (6-4, 306) ran a 5.08 in the 40 at the NFL Scouting Combine with 24 bench reps and 107-inch broad jump. Stay tuned to packers.com for more.