Packers select Auburn DL Colby Wooden at No. 116 overall in fourth round of 2023 draft

The Green Bay Packers selected Auburn defensive lineman Colby Wooden with the 116th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2023 NFL draft.

Wooden (6-4, 273) produced 30 tackles for loss, 15.0 sacks, three forced fumbles, six pass breakups and a blocked field goal over 40 games and 36 starts at Auburn. In 2022, he set career-highs with 11.5 tackles for loss, 6.0 sacks and three forced fumbles.

Wooden has played inside and on the edge. It’s possible the Packers will see him as another combo player who can handle life as a down lineman but also rush from the edge.

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At the combine, Wooden ran the 40-yard dash in 4.79 seconds, covered 9-7 in the broad jump and finished the short shuttle in 4.52 seconds. He completed 23 reps on the bench press. His Relative Athletic Score is 9.24 out of 10.0.


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