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Cole Van Lanen

T/G

#78

Experience: R

Height: 6-4

Age: 23

Weight: 305 lbs

College: Wisconsin

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Biography

  • Played in 45 games with 19 starts at left tackle in his four seasons with the Badgers, with 18 of those starts coming over his final two seasons.
  • Earned first-team All-Big Ten honors from the conference's coaches and second-team recognition from the media as a senior in 2020.
  • Helped the Badgers rank in the top 15 in the country in rushing in both 2018 (273.4 ypg, No. 6) and 2019 (233.1 ypg, No. 15) as RB Jonathan Taylor posted back-to-back 2,000-yard rushing seasons.
  • Received second-team All-Big Ten recognition from the coaches and media as a junior in 2019 and earned second-team All-America honors from CBS Sports.
  • Became the first offensive lineman to be drafted by the Packers out of the University of Wisconsin since G Bill Ferrario (fourth round) in 2001.
  • Earned first-team all-state honors from The Associated Press as a junior and as a senior at Bay Port High School (Green Bay, Wis.) and was also named the Fox River Classic Conference Offensive Lineman of the Year in both of those seasons.

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