The Green Bay Packers finally took an offensive player in the NFL draft, selecting Florida State offensive tackle Andrew Datko with the first of two seventh-round compensatory picks.
The 6-6, 319-pound Datko missed most of last season with a shoulder injury. He started 40 games in four seasons, taking over as the Seminoles' left tackle as a freshman.
The Packers took defensive...
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April 28, 2012
Florida State offensive tackle Andrew Datko's first-round status was sabotaged by a lengthy injury history. Quarterback B.J. Coleman interviewed for the Packers at the Scouting Combine.
Andrew Datko OT Florida State #67
Prototypical size. Four-year starter. Solid all-around fundamentals. Gets into position quickly out of his stance. Fairly quick feet and consistently shows good footwork; can slide outside to stay with athletic edge rushers. A mauler as a run blocker; stays low and can drive his man back. Decent athleticism...
With his college career now in the rearview mirror, former Florida State offensive tackle Andrew Datko is preparing himself every day for the ultimate NFL dog and pony show: the Scouting Combine.
Andrew Datko will not seek a medical redshirt and try to come back to Florida State for a fifth season. Instead, he hired Drew Rosenhaus and is going to the NFL. JC caught up with the former 'Nole.