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Draft Day Memories 2008 - Part 2

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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 are being presented in a two-part series. The second part features the players drafted in rounds 4-7 on Sunday, April 27, the final five of the team's nine selections in 2008.


    DE Jeremy Thompson, Wake Forest, 4th round, 102nd overall
    "I was at my parents' house in Charlotte, and I had some friends and family over watching it on TV. I just remember the feeling when I got the phone call, a mix of excitement, nervousness ... because I didn't know what team it was. I just saw a random phone number.

    "So I picked it up and he said, 'This is Ted Thompson,' and I was really excited because ..

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