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Aaron Ripkowski is a Green Bay Packer

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Aaron Ripkowski will now have a chance to enter the same backfield as arguably the best quarterback in the NFL in Aaron Rodgers. He was drafted as the number 206 pick overall in the 6th round.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">With the 206th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the <a href="">#Packers</a> select FB Aaron Ripkowski, Oklahoma. <a href="">#PackersDraft</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Green Bay Packers (@packers) <a href="">May 2, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//" charset="utf-8"></script>

Several quick observations on Ripkowski

1. I would hate to hit him

2. I would hate to be hit by him.

Ripkowski is a devastating lead blocker who has some surprising skills in the passing game.

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Ripkowski was easily one of my favorite players to ever play at OU. Starting as a walk-on Ripkowski earned a scholarship and is a tireless worker.

Provided he remains injury free, it wouldn't shock me to see him spend at least a decade in the NFL.