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Draft Day Memories 2008 - Part 1

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    Players never forget the day they were drafted, and they can remember various moments from that once-in-a-lifetime day, memories that sharpen as a new NFL Draft approaches each year.

    Packers.com caught up with all the members of Green Bay's 2008 draft class to share what they remember most from their draft day one year ago.

    Excerpts of those thoughts will be presented in a two-part series. The first part features the players drafted in the first three rounds, four of the team's nine selections in 2008. The first two rounds took place on Saturday, April 26, and the following day began with the third round.


    WR Jordy Nelson, Kansas State, 2nd round, 36th overall
    "The whole day was a lot of fun. I was up at my parents' restaurant (Nelson's Landing, in Leonardville, Kan.) with a bunch of family and friends watching the draft. It was fairly new and had only been open about six months.

    "Going into it, we were confident, and we went whe..

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