LAS VEGAS, NV. — North Dakota State’s Christian Watson will try to become the latest wide receiver to find success with the Green Bay Packers. The Packers traded up 19 spots in the second round Friday to take Watson with the 34th overall selection in the NFL draft.
Watson is a Tampa native and starred at Plant High School. Playing for the Bison, he racked up 801 receiving yards and seven TDs in 2021.
Green Bay opened the day with two second round picks at No. 53 and No. 59 overall. The Packers traded both of those picks to the Minnesota Vikings for the right to take Watson at No. 34.
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