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Need To Know: Aaron Mellette

Mellette (Michael Chang - USA Today Sports)

This big, late-blooming, productive small-school receiver has caught the eyes of the Packers, who enter this draft needing to add talent to a depleted receiving corps.

The Green Bay Packers enter this draft needing to fortify a receiving group that runs ankle-deep after the "Big Three" of Jordy Nelson, James Jones and Randall Cobb. Thus, it's practically a certainty that they'll draft one in three weeks. If they focus on other needs in the early rounds, a fourth- or fifth-round option would be Aaron Mellette. The ultraproductive Elon star had a formal interview...

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