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Published: Saturday, 5/10/2014 - Updated: 1 year ago

Packers select Ohio State lineman

Center Corey Linsley is 5th Buckeye taken in NFL draft


The Green Bay Packers selected Ohio State center Corey Linsley in the fifth round of the NFL Draft today in New York City.

The Packers took Linsley with the 161st pick. He is the fifth Buckeye taken in this year's draft, joining linebacker Ryan Shazier (Pittsburgh, No. 15), cornerback Bradley Roby (Denver, No. 31), Carlos Hyde (San Francisco, No. 57) and St. John's Jesuit graduate and offensive tackle Jack Mewhort (Indianapolis, No. 59).

The NFL Draft continues through 8 tonight.

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