Defensive end signs deal
Dave Tollefson
Dave Tollefson

Posted Jun 23, 2006


The Green Bay Packers today signed defensive end Dave Tollefson, the last of their 12 draft picks this year, but the first to sign a deal with the team. Terms of the deal were not immediately available.

Tollefson, a 6-foot-4, 255-pound player from Northwest Missouri State, was a seventh-round, compensatory choice (253rd overall) by Green Bay.

A Division II All-American and a finalist for the Gene Upshaw Award, given to the top lineman among small schools, he had 12½ sacks in 2005, breaking his school’s single-season record. He played just two seasons of college football, and in 26 games, he posted 106 tackles (57 solo), 29½ tackles for loss, 21 sacks and six passes broken up.


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