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  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Corey Linsley
C #63
Height:
6-3
Weight:
301
Age:
22
College:
Ohio State
Hometown:
Youngstown, OH
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Biography

OVERVIEW
The “perfect center,” words that Linsley thought that he would never hear from his head coach two years ago when he Urban Meyer informed his seldom used backup offensive guard/tackle that he had to prepare for manning the pivot upon the graduation of three-year starter Michael Brewster.

Hailed by the trainers for his incredible strength, all that Linsley had to show during his first three seasons in the program was sporadic play, mostly in a mop-up role in 26 of the team’s first 39 games that he was at the university. Having arrived as a local area product, a lanky 260-pound offensive guard, the last two seasons has seen a remarkable transformation of the Buckeye who was recognized as the best center in the Big Ten Conference with a first-team selection by the league’s coaches his senior year.

With the confidence of then new head coach Urban Meyer behind him, the Youngstown, Ohio, native rediscovered a passion for the game and, most importantly, the belief he was capable of competing at the collegiate level. Prior to being named an All-Big Ten first-team pick as a senior, he received league honorable mention for his hard work during his first season in the pivot as a junior. "Linsley's gone from nobody to the apex of the offense." —Urban Meyer

“Coach Meyer knows I work hard and I’m committed to this program,” Linsley said. “It means a lot he has confidence in me. I might screw up a lot, everybody makes mistakes, but his confidence keeps me coming back for the next play. I know I still need to get better, especially when I’m tired. But now I know when I’m up and ready to go I can be a total football player. I’m faster and stronger. I can see now all my hard work has paid off.”

What separates Linsley from most men in the middle is his raw power. A daily sight is seeing the center regularly bench pressing at least 500 pounds in the weight room. Strength is the key element to his game, especially having to play in the spread offense that often had the opponent’s nose guard and middle linebacker lined up over his head.

The Youngstown, Ohio, native’s strength, and the strength of his fellow offensive linemen, helped the 2012 Buckeye offense to a Big Ten-best 37.2 points per game and to 242 rushing yards per game (second in the Big Ten and 10th nationally). 

In 2013, Linsley dominated in the middle of the field and the offense was one of the most formidable in the nation. Ohio State’s ground game was the key to their success, with their center widening lanes often used by tailback Carlos Hyde and others to generate 4,321 yards and reach the end zone 45 times, leading the Big Ten while placing fifth in the FBS.

Linsley’s all-around game also saw him protect the pocket and make better decisions calling blocking assignments up front. OSU had ranked 90th in the nation while allowing thirty sacks during the 2012 undefeated season, but reduced that figure to 22 in 2013. After averaging 423.8 yards per game during his junior season, Linsley led the charge for the Buckeyes to amass 511.9 yards per game during his final campaign.

However, it is not just the strength that makes Linsley a tremendous center, but what the strength allows him to do. “Strength helps me in more ways than just raw power,” Linsley said. “It allows me to develop and focus on other areas of the game. Knowing you are all set in the weight room means you can put more time into perfecting your technique.” 

The most senior-laden unit of the Buckeye football team, the offensive line returned four starters from 2012 for their respective senior seasons: Linsley, Marcus Hall, Jack Mewhort and Andrew Norwell. “Returning four starters on the offensive line built our cohesiveness and fluidity,” Linsley said.

Linsley served, both literally and figuratively, as the center of the cohesion and fluidity. It was the responsibility of the center to have the offensive line set for each play before snapping the ball. However, Linsley admits it was not clear, even to him, when he would have been able to fulfill his duties as center for the 2013 season after a foot injury side-lined him for all of spring training camp.

Behind his blocking, twenty of OSU’s 45 touchdown runs came through the middle of the line. The Buckeyes would barrel through opponents for 11 consecutive victories before falling to Michigan State in the Big Ten title clash and to Clemson in the Orange Bowl to end the year on the down side.

While Linsley was hoping for an invitation to play in the 2014 Senior Bowl, when it did not come, he decided to spend the time in the training room preparing for the NFL Scouting Combine. In the weight room, he was one of just nine players in attendance from the group of 335-plus to put up the 225-pound bench press at least 35 times (36), further cementing his reputation as one of the strongest players in the 2014 draft class. 

CAREER NOTES
Linsley started the final 26 games of his Ohio State career at center, spending 16 games during the course of his first two seasons as a reserve offensive guard and tackle…In two seasons with the first unit, he produced 28 touchdown-resulting blocks and 133 key blocks/knockdowns.

2013 SEASON
The All-Big Ten Conference first-team pick, Linsley started all 14 games at center… Led a solid, veteran-laden front wall that reduced their totals from 30 quarterbacks sacks allowed in 2012 to 22 during the 2013 schedule…Helped the Buckeyes lead the league and rank third in the nation with 4,321 yards (308.6 ypg) and 45 touchdowns rushing…The Buckeyes also led the conference and ranked third nationally in scoring (45.5 ppg) and also finished seventh in the FBS in total offense (511.9 ypg)… Linsley had the responsibility of handling all line of scrimmage play calls, adjustments and snaps...One of eight players chosen by teammates to represent the team as game captains in 2013…Additionally, Ohio State averaged an all-time program high 6.8 yards per carry and the offense was fourth nationally in red zone percentage (60 of 63; .952).

2012 SEASON
Linsley shifted to center, starting all 12 games…Named honorable mention All-Big Ten Conference by both the league’s coaches and media... Helped lead the Buckeyes' offense to a Big Ten-best 37.2 points per game and to 242.2 rushing yards per game (second in the Big Ten and tenth nationally)...The team also scored a team 34-year best 37 rushing touchdowns, topping that total with 45 scoring runs the next season…OSU scored 446 points and racked up 5,085 yards in total offense, an average of 423.8 yards per game.

2011 SEASON
Linsley appeared in ten games as a reserve at both guard and tackle positions, sitting out just the Akron, Toledo and Michigan contests.

2010 SEASON
Linsley appeared in six games as a reserve center and right guard, as the 290-pound blocker appeared in the Marshall, Eastern Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Penn State contests.

2009 SEASON
Linsley enrolled at Ohio State, but spent the season bulking up after reporting at 270 pounds…Performed with the scout team at right offensive guard.

AGILITY TESTS
5.24 in the 40-yard dash…1.81 10-yard dash…2.99 20-yard dash…4.73 20-yard shuttle…7.96 three-cone drill…28-inch vertical jump…8’-3” broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 36 times…32-inch arm length…9 7/8-inch hands…75 7/8-inch wingspan.

HIGH SCHOOL
Linsley attended Boardman (Youngstown, Oh.) High School, serving as team captain during his senior season for head coach D.J. Ogilvie’s Spartans…Earned first team All-Federal League, All-Northeast Ohio and second-team All-Ohio…The Super Prep Midwest Top 30 pick earned four-star prospect status from Rivals.com, as that recruiting service regarded him as the sixth-best offensive guard in the country, placing him seventh on their Ohio Top 60 and 174th on the Rivals250 lists…Played in the “Big 33” Game that pitted high school recruits from the states of Ohio and Pennsylvania…Lettered in basketball and even played the trumpet in the school’s band…Lettered four times in track, where he was the regional and league champion and a state medalist in shot put…In the shot put, he recorded season-bests of 41’-4” as a freshman, 55’-8 ¼” as a sophomore, 58’-8 ¾” as a junior and 63’-1 ½” as a senior…In the discus, his best throws each year were 150’-2” (sophomore), 145’-0” (junior) and 191’-2” (senior)…Also competed in the 35-pound weight throws as a senior (51’-9 ½”). 

PERSONAL
Linsley graduated in December, 2013, with his degree in economics…Son of Laurie and James Linsley…Born 7/27/91 in Youngstown, Ohio.

OVERVIEW
The “perfect center,” words that Linsley thought that he would never hear from his head coach two years ago when he Urban Meyer informed his seldom used backup offensive guard/tackle that he had to prepare for manning the pivot upon the graduation of three-year starter Michael Brewster.

Hailed by the trainers for his incredible strength, all that Linsley had to show during his first three seasons in the program was sporadic play, mostly in a mop-up role in 26 of the team’s first 39 games that he was at the university. Having arrived as a local area product, a lanky 260-pound offensive guard, the last two seasons has seen a remarkable transformation of the Buckeye who was recognized as the best center in the Big Ten Conference with a first-team selection by the league’s coaches his senior year.

With the confidence of then new head coach Urban Meyer behind him, the Youngstown, Ohio, native rediscovered a passion for the game and, most importantly, the belief he was capable of competing at the collegiate level. Prior to being named an All-Big Ten first-team pick as a senior, he received league honorable mention for his hard work during his first season in the pivot as a junior. "Linsley's gone from nobody to the apex of the offense." —Urban Meyer

“Coach Meyer knows I work hard and I’m committed to this program,” Linsley said. “It means a lot he has confidence in me. I might screw up a lot, everybody makes mistakes, but his confidence keeps me coming back for the next play. I know I still need to get better, especially when I’m tired. But now I know when I’m up and ready to go I can be a total football player. I’m faster and stronger. I can see now all my hard work has paid off.”

What separates Linsley from most men in the middle is his raw power. A daily sight is seeing the center regularly bench pressing at least 500 pounds in the weight room. Strength is the key element to his game, especially having to play in the spread offense that often had the opponent’s nose guard and middle linebacker lined up over his head.

The Youngstown, Ohio, native’s strength, and the strength of his fellow offensive linemen, helped the 2012 Buckeye offense to a Big Ten-best 37.2 points per game and to 242 rushing yards per game (second in the Big Ten and 10th nationally). 

In 2013, Linsley dominated in the middle of the field and the offense was one of the most formidable in the nation. Ohio State’s ground game was the key to their success, with their center widening lanes often used by tailback Carlos Hyde and others to generate 4,321 yards and reach the end zone 45 times, leading the Big Ten while placing fifth in the FBS.

Linsley’s all-around game also saw him protect the pocket and make better decisions calling blocking assignments up front. OSU had ranked 90th in the nation while allowing thirty sacks during the 2012 undefeated season, but reduced that figure to 22 in 2013. After averaging 423.8 yards per game during his junior season, Linsley led the charge for the Buckeyes to amass 511.9 yards per game during his final campaign.

However, it is not just the strength that makes Linsley a tremendous center, but what the strength allows him to do. “Strength helps me in more ways than just raw power,” Linsley said. “It allows me to develop and focus on other areas of the game. Knowing you are all set in the weight room means you can put more time into perfecting your technique.” 

The most senior-laden unit of the Buckeye football team, the offensive line returned four starters from 2012 for their respective senior seasons: Linsley, Marcus Hall, Jack Mewhort and Andrew Norwell. “Returning four starters on the offensive line built our cohesiveness and fluidity,” Linsley said.

Linsley served, both literally and figuratively, as the center of the cohesion and fluidity. It was the responsibility of the center to have the offensive line set for each play before snapping the ball. However, Linsley admits it was not clear, even to him, when he would have been able to fulfill his duties as center for the 2013 season after a foot injury side-lined him for all of spring training camp.

Behind his blocking, twenty of OSU’s 45 touchdown runs came through the middle of the line. The Buckeyes would barrel through opponents for 11 consecutive victories before falling to Michigan State in the Big Ten title clash and to Clemson in the Orange Bowl to end the year on the down side.

While Linsley was hoping for an invitation to play in the 2014 Senior Bowl, when it did not come, he decided to spend the time in the training room preparing for the NFL Scouting Combine. In the weight room, he was one of just nine players in attendance from the group of 335-plus to put up the 225-pound bench press at least 35 times (36), further cementing his reputation as one of the strongest players in the 2014 draft class. 

CAREER NOTES
Linsley started the final 26 games of his Ohio State career at center, spending 16 games during the course of his first two seasons as a reserve offensive guard and tackle…In two seasons with the first unit, he produced 28 touchdown-resulting blocks and 133 key blocks/knockdowns.

2013 SEASON
The All-Big Ten Conference first-team pick, Linsley started all 14 games at center… Led a solid, veteran-laden front wall that reduced their totals from 30 quarterbacks sacks allowed in 2012 to 22 during the 2013 schedule…Helped the Buckeyes lead the league and rank third in the nation with 4,321 yards (308.6 ypg) and 45 touchdowns rushing…The Buckeyes also led the conference and ranked third nationally in scoring (45.5 ppg) and also finished seventh in the FBS in total offense (511.9 ypg)… Linsley had the responsibility of handling all line of scrimmage play calls, adjustments and snaps...One of eight players chosen by teammates to represent the team as game captains in 2013…Additionally, Ohio State averaged an all-time program high 6.8 yards per carry and the offense was fourth nationally in red zone percentage (60 of 63; .952).

2012 SEASON
Linsley shifted to center, starting all 12 games…Named honorable mention All-Big Ten Conference by both the league’s coaches and media... Helped lead the Buckeyes' offense to a Big Ten-best 37.2 points per game and to 242.2 rushing yards per game (second in the Big Ten and tenth nationally)...The team also scored a team 34-year best 37 rushing touchdowns, topping that total with 45 scoring runs the next season…OSU scored 446 points and racked up 5,085 yards in total offense, an average of 423.8 yards per game.

2011 SEASON
Linsley appeared in ten games as a reserve at both guard and tackle positions, sitting out just the Akron, Toledo and Michigan contests.

2010 SEASON
Linsley appeared in six games as a reserve center and right guard, as the 290-pound blocker appeared in the Marshall, Eastern Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Penn State contests.

2009 SEASON
Linsley enrolled at Ohio State, but spent the season bulking up after reporting at 270 pounds…Performed with the scout team at right offensive guard.

AGILITY TESTS
5.24 in the 40-yard dash…1.81 10-yard dash…2.99 20-yard dash…4.73 20-yard shuttle…7.96 three-cone drill…28-inch vertical jump…8’-3” broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 36 times…32-inch arm length…9 7/8-inch hands…75 7/8-inch wingspan.

HIGH SCHOOL
Linsley attended Boardman (Youngstown, Oh.) High School, serving as team captain during his senior season for head coach D.J. Ogilvie’s Spartans…Earned first team All-Federal League, All-Northeast Ohio and second-team All-Ohio…The Super Prep Midwest Top 30 pick earned four-star prospect status from Rivals.com, as that recruiting service regarded him as the sixth-best offensive guard in the country, placing him seventh on their Ohio Top 60 and 174th on the Rivals250 lists…Played in the “Big 33” Game that pitted high school recruits from the states of Ohio and Pennsylvania…Lettered in basketball and even played the trumpet in the school’s band…Lettered four times in track, where he was the regional and league champion and a state medalist in shot put…In the shot put, he recorded season-bests of 41’-4” as a freshman, 55’-8 ¼” as a sophomore, 58’-8 ¾” as a junior and 63’-1 ½” as a senior…In the discus, his best throws each year were 150’-2” (sophomore), 145’-0” (junior) and 191’-2” (senior)…Also competed in the 35-pound weight throws as a senior (51’-9 ½”). 

PERSONAL
Linsley graduated in December, 2013, with his degree in economics…Son of Laurie and James Linsley…Born 7/27/91 in Youngstown, Ohio.