- Played in 45 games with 19 starts at left tackle
- Earned fourth letter, playing in 5 games with 5 starts at left tackle
- Helped Badgers rank third nationally, and first among Power Five teams, in PFF Pass Blocking Efficiency rating (95.0)
- Anchored offensive line that paved way for Jonathan Taylor to repeat as unanimous first-team All-American and Doak Walker Award winner and post second consecutive 2,000-yard rushing season
- Made first career start at left tackle vs. New Mexico on Sept. 8
- Key to rushing attack that led the Big Ten and ranked No. 6 nationally, averaging 273.4 yards per game
Total Packers: 2021 Draft Report
Join analyst Larry McCarren and writers Mike Spofford and Wes Hodkiewicz as they recap the 2021 NFL Draft.
Total Packers: Cole Van Lanen reflects on a 'one-in-a-million chance'
Packers' sixth-round selection Cole Van Lanen is "beyond excited" to be joining his hometown team.
Packers Unscripted: Draft debrief, part 2
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' picks on the third day of the draft, beginning with offensive linemen Royce Newman (:25) and Cole Van Lanen (3:53), continuing with the two fifth-round defenders in LB T.J. Slaton and CB Shemar Jean-Charles (9:30), and concluding with LB Isaiah McDuffie and RB Kylin Hill (17:46).
Packers Unscripted: Draft debrief, part 1
Mike and Wes review the Packers' top picks from the 2021 draft, discussing CB Eric Stokes (1:16), C/G Josh Myers (7:25) and WR Amari Rodgers (12:56). Wes also shares his memories covering T/G Cole Van Lanen as a Bay Port High School star (19:15).
Three Things: Added competition, special teams, virtual offseason
Wes Hodkiewicz and Larry McCarren break down three things from the Packers' 2021 NFL Draft.
Matt LaFleur 1-on-1: Draft picks can bring instant contribution
Packers Head Coach Matt LaFleur recaps the 2021 NFL Draft with analyst Larry McCarren.
Brian Gutekunst sees mix of immediate contributors and healthy roster competition in Packers' 2021 draft class
Green Bay Packers GM Brian Gutekunst spoke to the media on Saturday following the 2021 NFL Draft.
LaFleur recaps Packers' draft, conveys desire for QB Rodgers to return
Packers Head Coach Matt LaFleur addressed the media following the 2021 NFL Draft.
Cole Van Lanen sees David Bakhtiari as his O-line role model
Packers' sixth-round selection Cole Van Lanen spoke to the media about getting drafted by the Green Bay Packers.
Fan announces Packers' selection of Green Bay native Cole Van Lanen | 2021 NFL Draft
The Green Bay Packers select Wisconsin tackle Cole Van Lanen with the No. 214 pick in Round 6 of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Instant Reax: Packers add pieces on offensive line and at linebacker in sixth round
Wes Hodkiewicz and Larry McCarren react to the Packers' selection of T/G Cole Van Lanen and LB Isaiah McDuffie in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft.