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VIDEO: Packers select UCLA defensive lineman Kenny Clark with NFL Draft first round pick

Packers Draft Central
Posted: 10:11 PM, Apr 28, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-28 23:22:05-04
VIDEO: Packers draft DT Clark in 1st round
VIDEO: Packers draft DT Clark in 1st round
VIDEO: Packers draft DT Clark in 1st round
VIDEO: Packers draft DT Clark in 1st round

For the second time in three years, the Green Bay Packers have chosen a UCLA defensive lineman in the NFL Draft.

Thursday night, the Packers selected defensive tackle Kenny Clark with their pick.

The Packers chose then-UCLA defensive end Datone Jones in the 2013 NFL Draft's first round.

NFL.com's draft profile on Clark (6'3", 314 lbs.) talks about him as a player who can "diagnose run direction" along with powerful upper body strength to stuff the run. His weaknesses, according to their description, involve not playing up to the top of his ability against lesser competition.

Clark's personal struggles play a major part in his journey. His father entered prison 11 years ago, leading his adversity to mold him into the football player he has become.

Watch some of Clark's work at UCLA below.