Packers Sign Shaky Smithson and Tori Gurley

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Shaky Smithson's best shot of making the Packers is as a returner, but he has an outside shot of getting a look as a slot receiver.

The Green Bay Packers signed Shakey Smithson and Tori Gurley as undrafted free agency began Monday night.

Besides having a cool first name, Smithson led the nation in punt return yardage (572) and average (19.1) at Utah State. Smithson also is a kick return specialist.

Gurley had 42 catches for 416 yards last season at South Carolina. The 6-foot-4, 216-pound Gurley has a better chance of making the team if James Jones departs via free agency.

Follow both Smithson and Gurley on Twitter.

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  • UteFan

    Shaky played for University of Utah not Utah State

  • Nick Thomas

    Utah State?! You’re killin’ me!

  • Adam Czech

    Mistakes happen when you write about dude’s named Shaky right before going to bed.