With their sixth-round pick (206th overall) in the 2015 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers select Aaron Ripkowksi, fullback, Oklahoma. PLAYER DETAILS: Aaron Ripkowski Fullback Oklahoma 6-1/257 lbs CAREER NOTES: Scored 5 career touchdowns in 46 games and 17 starts … rushed for 13 yards and had 41 yards receiving … known as a true fullback […]
One of the little quirks that set the Packers apart from any other team in the league at the moment is the Packers’ extensive use of fullbacks. Where else but Green Bay can a fullback have the fans screaming his name every time he gets on the field?
In this second installment of our 2011 Draft Prep series looking at the Green Bay Packers’ needs by position, we are going to analyze how the running back positions (HB and FB) currently stand. Strengths, weaknesses, depth, and uncertainties will all be examined to determine the urgency of need in regards to next season.