GREEN BAY — On Saturday, day three of the NFL Draft began.
With pick No.132 in the fourth round, the Packers first selection of Saturday, they chose Nevada wide receiver Romeo Doubs. He was named first-team all-Mountain West. He has the fourth-most receiving yards in the history of the University of Nevada (3,322). In 2021, he finished with 1,109 receiving yards and was tied for the most receiving touchdowns (11) in the Mountain West Conference.
“I think coming to Green Bay is truly the biggest blessing I have ever received,” Doubs said. "My mother is a Green Bay fan and I think it's great to be a part of something she can really root for."
It wasn't long until the Packers were back on the board at pick 140. With that selection they took Zach Tom and offensive lineman out of Wake Forest. Tom made 36 starts in his career for Wake Forest and only gave up two sacks. He was also named to the 2021 all-ACC first-team. Tom has played at center and tackle.
"Getting the phone call that was like a dream come true," Tom said. "The thing I most look forward to is getting to work."
On where the Packers plan to play Tom:
"My strength is my versatility," he said. "I feel comfortable playing any position on the offensive line. I don't like to bog myself down at one position.
In the fifth round, at pick 179, the Packers the Packers chose South Carolina edge rusher Kingley Enagbare. In 2021, PFF had Enagbare as the highest rated edge in the SEC since 2018. He had 44 tackles, seven tackles for a loss and 4.5 sacks.
"Tom Brady," said Kingsley Enagbare when asked which quarterback he looks forward to tackling in the NFL.
The Packers didn't have a selection in the sixth round. In the seventh round pick 228, the Packers selected Georgia Tech Safety Tariq Carpenter. He started 41 games in college, amassing 223 tackles, 6.5 tackles for a loss, 3 forced fumbles and four interceptions. At pick 234, the Packers continued to add depth on the defensive line drafting defensive tackle Jonathan Ford out of the University of Miami. Ford started in just 30 games at the college level and only managed 8 tackles for a loss and 3 sacks. At pick 249, the Packers selected offensive tackle Rasheed Walker out of Penn State University.
"These past two 24 hours have been pretty nerve-wracking and hectic," Walker said. "I'm just happy the Packers gave me this opportunity, because that's all I needed."
To round out the draft, the Packers selected wide receiver Samori Toure out of Nebraska. Packers fans if you want to get to know Toure and his story going from the FCS at Montana to the FBS with Nebraska here is a great storyfrom Kyle Hansen.
The Green Bay Packers came into the day with four newly added players in the draft. In round one the Packers took two defenders from the Georgia Bulldogs. At No. 22 they drafted inside lineback Quay Walker and at No.28 they took defensive tackle Devonte Wyatt.
On day two, the Packers gave up both of their second round picks (No. 53 and 59) in a trade with the the Minnesota Vikings to move all way up to No. 34. With that pick, the Packers selected North Dakota State wide receiver Christian Watson. In the third round, Sean Rhyan an offensive lineman from UCLA at pick No. 92.