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Lang Proves He Can Adapt

Discussion in 'Official Packers.com News' started by News Bot, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. News Bot

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    Apr 18, 2009
    Fourth-round draft choice T.J. Lang is more than likely going to be thrown into the mix to possibly start at right tackle this season for the Packers.

    But if they decide to move him around to try some different spots, he's already proven his ability to adjust.

    Lang, whom the Packers selected with the 109th overall pick, originally came to Eastern Michigan as a defensive tackle, and he played his freshman season there.

    But with a starting spot there not immediately on the horizon, and with his team thin on the offensive line heading into his sophomore season, Lang made the switch to offensive tackle. He was a starter from Day 1 there and went on to start 36 straight games at both right and left tackle over his final three seasons.

    "My coach knew I had experience playing tackle in high school, so he came to me, we talked about it, and we felt comfortable that it would best help the team and best help my own situation getting me on the field to play,"..


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