Green Bay Packers select Iowa cornerback Micah Hyde in 5th round of NFL Draft

4/27/2013
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Iowa cornerback Micah Hyde had 240 tackles and eight interceptions in his four seasons with the Hawkeyes.

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Iowa cornerback Micah Hyde had 240 tackles and eight interceptions in his four seasons with the Hawkeyes.
Iowa cornerback Micah Hyde had 240 tackles and eight interceptions in his four seasons with the Hawkeyes.

The Green Bay Packers selected Fostoria graduate Micah Hyde, a cornerback at Iowa, in the fifth round of today's NFL draft.

Hyde, who is preparing to graduate from Iowa next month, was chosen at No. 159. Hyde had 240 tackles and eight interceptions in his four seasons with the Hawkeyes. In 2012 he was fourth in the Big Ten and 22nd in the nation with 1.22 pass break-ups a game.

Hyde, a 2009 Fostoria graduate, was also fourth in the Big Ten in punt returns (7.4) and averaged 6.5 tackles per game for the Hawkeyes.