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Janis Was Saginaw Valley's 'Self-Made' Star

Janis Was Saginaw Valley's 'Self-Made' Star

Nothing came easily for Jeff Janis, though it looked that way during back-to-back All-American seasons. "He gets going with that head of steam and that big body, it's something to see," his college coach, Jim Collins, told Packer Report.

Having invested picks on Davante Adams and Jared Abbrederis, the Green Bay Packers surely didn't need to select another receiver. But Jeff Janis was too good to pass up in the seventh round. "We strictly went by the board this year," general manager Ted Thompson said last week. "It was strictly the way names were left up on the board and we decided to throw out the, ‘Do we need one more of X for...

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