Packers move into dorms at St. Norbert College

Packers stay in dorms during camp for 60th year
Posted at 4:27 PM, Jul 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-25 20:52:39-04

He had to ask for directions, but Packers guard Jahri Evans eventually made it to the St. Norbert's dorms Tuesday, where the team has stayed during training camp for 60 years.

"Guess this is the right place, huh?" Evans joked as he walked up to the dorm's front door.

Evans, a six-time Pro Bowler with his previous team, New Orleans, is relishing his first year as a Packer, although he's entering his 12th NFL training camp.

"It's not as hard as it used to be," Evans said. "Camp is where you grow, camp is where you build your foundation. Obviously OTA's until you get some of that, but camp is where you get some of the rust off and get to banging and get the body ready."

Tuesday's move-in was the first for safety Josh Jones. He said he's equipped for the stay in the dorms -- with the Netflix app on his phone.

The rookie had not yet been assigned a roommate, but Jones just hopes he doesn't get one who snores.

Jones said the move-in was exciting because it marks a transition from down time to game time.

"I mean, this is what you've been waiting for," he said. "After minicamp, you know, you go on vacation, but you're still thinking about football, you know, what can I improve on, what's next, what's in store for me. Obviously you're still working in the offseason but I'm excited to be back."


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