(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JASON WILDE Associated Press The Green Bay Packers have started rookies at left tackle before, with mixed results. They're hoping David Bakhtiari will be more like Chad Clifton and less like John Michels.
General manager Ted Thompson saw Michels, the team's first-round pick in 1996, get pressed into action and fail. He saw 1997 first-round pick...
Colorado's David Bakhtiari started two seasons at left tackle after playing right tackle as a freshman. Cornell's J.C. Tretter started two seasons at left tackle after starting his career at tight end. Where they wind up remains to be seen but line coach James Campen likes the possibilities.
David Bakhtiari, the brother of NFL defender Eric Bakhtiari, replaced Nate Solder at left tackle for Colorado. He was our seventh-ranked tackle and the best tackle prospect left on the board, and could move inside to guard. At the Combine, he told Packer Report that he modeled his game after Joe Staley.
Colorado offensive tackle David Bakhtiari has decided to enter the NFL draft.
The junior says the move has nothing to do with the dismissal of former coach Jon Embree following a 1-11 season.
New Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre says the Buffaloes would've loved to have Bakhtiari around next season but will fully support him.
Bakhtiari started 33 games over three seasons at Colorado...
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January 08, 2013
Colorado offensive tackle David Bahktiari was selected as one of the Buffaloes' player representatives for Pac-12 Media Day. Bakhtiari talks lessons learned from 2011, handling pressure, and more in this video 1-on-1.