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Packers select Central Michigan RB Lew Nichols III at No. 235 overall in seventh round of 2023 draft

The Green Bay Packers selected Central Michigan running back Lew Nichols III at No. 235 overall in the seventh round of the 2023 NFL draft.

Nichols (5-11, 220) rushed for 3,061 yards and 26 touchdowns and caught 71 passes for 575 yards and three scores. He led the FBS in rushing yards (1,848) and all-purpose yards during the 2021 season.

Nichols missed games with a toe injury in 2022 and missed part of the pre-draft process with a hamstring injury.

Nichols will compete with Patrick Taylor and Tyler Goodson for the No. 3 running back spot behind Aaron Jones and A.J. Dillon.

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Story originally appeared on Packers Wire