The Green Bay Packers Tuesday signed tackle/guard Tony Moll, the club's second of two selections in the fifth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations, announced the signing.
Moll, a 6-foot-5, 308-pound lineman out of Nevada, is the fifth Packers draft choice to sign a contract. The club also has signed defensive end Dave Tollefson (June 23), defensive tackle Johnny Jolly (July 7), safety Tyrone Culver (July 11) and cornerback Will Blackmon (July 14).
The Sonoma, Calif., native spent his first four years (2001-04) at tight end, including his '01 redshirt year, before moving to offensive tackle for his senior season. In his lone campaign as a lineman, started all 12 games at weak-side tackle, earning first-team All-Western Athletic Conference honors.
Moll gained 45 pounds in the offseason before his senior year, in order to prepare for his new position.