He was far from the most coveted undrafted free agent the Packers signed after the draft, but up to this point, there hasn’t been an undrafted free agent who has made more of an impression than Jayrone Elliot.
At Toledo, where he played defensive end, Elliott had 16 sacks, including 9 his senior season. He earned first team 2013 All-MAC honors, along with Buffalo’s Khalil Mack, who was the 5th overall pick in this year’s draft.
From a physical standpoint, Elliott looks the part of a 3-4 outside linebacker, standing 6’3” and weighing in at 255 pounds. And he has been impressive throughout training camp, routinely winning his one on one battles, often against more experienced offensive linemen.
But it was supposed to be Adrian Hubbard, not Elliott, who would rise from the ranks of undrafted free agent to securing a roster spot. Few undrafted rookies created as much buzz among Packers fans as Hubbard. The 6’6”, 257 pound, outside linebacker out of Alabama was expected to be a mid-roun...