The Packers draft picks rolled into the Don Hutson Center Friday to don the green and gold for the first time in the Packs rookie mini camp.
The newest members of the Packers got settled into their new practice digs at practice, received their playbooks, and entered a new chapter in their life as a professional football player.
First rounder Datone Jones, second rounder Eddie Lacy and fourth rounder Johnathan Franklin are soaking in their first tastes of Packer glory, and loving every minute of day one at their new jobs.
"It's definately a dream come true, I really can't wait to play with my teammates. Learn all my plays, get my book and go hard in practice," said Jones.
"This is my second day and it still hasn't hit me yet. I'm excited, first practice today (Friday), looking forward to that, it's all just excitement right now," said Lacy.
"I'm meeting guys on the team, it's been amazing, just the rookies that they brought in, very sociable, so excited, can't wait to play this great game," said Franklin.
The Packers will continue rookie camp through the weekend. OTA's are scheduled for May 21, May 28 and June 11.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.