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East-West Shrine Bowl Preview: OL to watch for Packers

Zach Tom and Jon Runyan Jr are two offensive linemen who competed at the East-West Shrine Bowl that Brian Gutekunst selected on Day 3 of the NFL Draft. As Gutekunst looks to add depth to Green Bay’s offensive line in the 2024 NFL Draft, he could once again dip his toes back in the Shrine Bowl pool.

With Shrine Bowl practices scheduled to start on Saturday, with the game slated for Thursday in Frisco, let’s take a look at seven offensive lineman prospects that the Green Bay Packers could be keeping tabs on in the Lone Star State this week. 

Jalen Sundell, OL, NDSU

Sundell has taken snaps at all five positions across the offensive line during his time as a Bison. Sundell started at left tackle for the Bison this season and gave up one sack and 10 pressures. Before that he was a three-year starter at center. He has good range as a run blocker and is a cerebral player. 

Dylan McMahon, IOL, NC State

McMahon brings guard-center versatility. McMahon finished his career at NC State with 43 career starts, including starts at center and both guard spots. He has good movement skills and is a people mover. 

Hunter Nourzad, OL, Penn State

A Cornell transfer, Nourzad made the move from right tackle to the interior during his two seasons at Happy Valley. Nourzad took snaps at left guard, center and right guard at Penn State, including starting all 13 games at center this season. Nourzad doesn’t labor when he climbs and does a good job of sealing run lanes to create chunk plays. He has a high football IQ and gave up zero sacks this season.

Walter Rouse, OT, Oklahoma

The Stanford transfer started all 13 games at left tackle during his lone season as a Sooner and he gave up zero sacks. Rouse finished his career with 52 career starts, with all 52 coming at left tackle. 

Doug Nester, OL, West Virginia

The Virginia Tech transfer brings tackle-guard versatility. Nester finished his career with 53 career starts, including starts at right tackle and right guard. He also has taken limed snaps at center. During his 12 starts at right tackle this season, Nester gave up zero sacks and just 12 pressures. 

Garret Greenfield, OT, SDSU

Greenfield has started games at both left and right tackle, including 30 starts at left tackle the past two seasons. At 6-7, Greenfield is a long athlete and uses that length to control the man across from him. Greenfield finished his career in Brookings with 54 career starts. A Day 3 prospect, Greenfield could be the swing tackle they currently need on the roster. 

Mason McCormick, G, SDSU

McCormick finished his career with 57 straight starts at left guard for the Jackrabbits. In 15 starts this season, the Sioux Falls native gave up zero sacks and just two pressures. McCormick is a mauling run blocker, who keeps his legs driving through contact. 

Story originally appeared on Packers Wire