Packers select Virginia WR Dontayvion Wicks at No. 159 overall in fifth round of 2023 draft

The Green Bay Packers selected Virginia wide receiver Dontayvion Wicks at No. 159 overall in the 2023 NFL draft.

Wicks caught 90 passes for 1,694 yards and 12 touchdowns over 30 games (19 starts) at Virginia. His breakout season came in 2021 when he produced 57 catches for 1,203 yards and nine scores while averaging 21.1 yards per catch.

Wicks joins Jayden Reed (second round) as the two receivers drafted by the Packers so far in 2023.

At the combine, Wicks ran the 40-yard dash in 4.62 seconds (improved to 4.57 at pro day), hit 39″ in the vertical and covered 10-10 in the broad jump. At his pro day, he added a 4.20-second short shuttle and 6.91-second three cone. His Relative Athletic Score is 9.17 out of 10.0.

The Packers also drafted Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford in the fifth round.


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