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Packers make Josh Boyd fourth DL picked in last two years

Posted by Vic Ketchman, packers.com editor on April 27, 2013 – 2:38 pm

GREEN BAY–The Packers stayed with the big-guy theme, selecting Mississippi State defensive lineman Josh Boyd at the bottom of round five (167).

Boyd, 6-3, 310, started 41 of 51 games for the Bulldogs of the rugged SEC, where he was a penetrate-and-disrupt, three-technique tackle. He’ll attempt to fit into the Packers’ 3-4 scheme.

The selection of Boyd is the Packers’ fourth selection of a defensive lineman in the last two drafts.

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