Packers GM Ted Thompson discusses the team's first-round pick, UCLA defensive tackle Kenny Clark. (April 28, 2016)
Position: Nose tackle.
Height, weight: 6-foot-3, 310 pounds.
Age: 20 (born Oct. 4, 1995 in San Bernardino, Calif.)
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Overview: Played nose tackle in UCLA's 3-4 defense and was a team captain. Played with Packers quarterback Brett Hundley at UCLA for two seasons and with Packers edge rusher Datone Jones, another former Bruins player, as a freshman. Named third-team All-American by the Associated Press and first-team all-Pac-12 after starting all 13 games as a junior, giving him a streak of 29 straight starts. Had career-best 75 tackles and six sacks and 11 tackles for loss. Named second-team all-Pac-12 as a sophomore. As a true freshman in 2013, had 31 tackles, four for loss, and one sack in 13 games. Wrestled in high school. Native of San Bernardino, Calif.
Strengths: Outstanding size — rocked up with muscle and has very good strength. Good body control and balance. Smooth mover. Fluid ankles. Plays with power in his hands — jolts defenders with his hands and rips off blocks. Has bull strength to push the pocket. Plays low to the ground with natural leverage and can anchor vs. the double team. Good awareness to locate the ball quickly and sniff out screens. Good Combine showing in positional drills.
Weaknesses: Lacks ideal length. Short-legged in proportion to his body with a long torso, which negates his agility and closing burst. Takes short, choppy strides and misses tackles. Lack explosive lower-body power. Plays down to the level of competition.
Quote: "I describe myself as physical and having a lot of power. I can do a lot of things on the field. I'm very versatile. I can do anything they ask me to do. I need to come in there and work hard, take advantage of the great players that are on that team and soak in that knowledge."
— Strengths and weaknesses provided by Nolan Nawrocki’s NFL Draft Preview.