Packers sign seventh-rounder Jonathan Garvin

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Defensive end Jonathan Garvin was the last of nine Packers draft picks last month, but he’s the first to agree to a contract with the team.

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that Garvin has agreed to a four-year deal. Garvin was the second of two Green Bay seventh-round picks.

Garvin had 97 tackles, 10.5 sacks and 26 tackles for loss over his last two seasons at the University of Miami. He sat out the team’s bowl game after deciding to forego his final year of eligibility.

Garvin joins fifth-round linebacker Kemal Martin and seventh-round defensive back Vernon Scott as the defensive members of this year’s draft class.

10 responses to “Packers sign seventh-rounder Jonathan Garvin

  1. I’m excited about the potential of Gutekunst‘s late round picks. Several were injured and/or didn’t have a pro day but great scouts find diamonds and a few of these gouts would have been much higher draft picks if healthy. It’s a crapshoot past eh third or fourth round and I like what GB has done.

    GoPackGo

  2. I’m a Giants fan but I’m also a fan of the Hurricanes in college football. Jonathan Garvin is an absolute steal in the 7th. He has all the physical tools to get after the passer, but he just never put it all together consistently. He had better numbers as a junior but the Canes have a strong 4 deep DE rotation so he only played about 50-60% of the snaps. There was some talk about his work ethic and not always going 100%, but in my opinion that was more because the team wasnt very good. I’m not saying he’s going to come in and be a 10 sack guy right away, but I would not be surprised at all if down the road he becomes a rotational guy who is good against the run and can get you 5-7 sacks a year.

  3. Welcome to the most successful franchise in NFL history – your 13 time World Champion Green Bay Packers!

  4. ariani1985 says
    Welcome to wanting to be irrelevant for 40 years

    ————-

    Who else here can see ariani whispering that to himself over and over, eyes shut tight, while rubbing a rabbit’s foot and kissing a four leaf clover?

  5. Third defensive stud in a row !!!
    Willie Brown, Reggie White, and now this guy !
    Sarcasm

  6. screamingyellowzonkers says:
    May 25, 2020 at 7:08 am
    Third defensive stud in a row !!!
    Willie Brown, Reggie White, and now this guy !
    Sarcasm
    Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    Viking fan? Forgetting something?

    Scoreboard.

  7. “Willie Brown” played CB for the Raiders.

    Try to keep up on your Packers actual knowledge to go with your obsession of the team, while spending all day here arguing with yourself little one.👌

    Toodle loo.👋 If you are lucky, I may read and respond to another one of your posts 3 years from now. Stay obsessed.👍

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