Packers add more depth to secondary, take CB Shemar Jean-Charles in 5th round

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COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – NOVEMBER 09: Shemar Jean-Charles #8 of the Appalachian State Mountaineers celebrates with fans after winning their game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium on November 09, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Add another corner back to the defensive backs room. The Packers take Shemar Jean-Charles out of Appalachian State with the 178th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Jean-Charles comes in on the small side, 5’10, 184 pounds. He broke up 17 passes as a senior to lead all FBS players. He added 97 career tackles, including 82 in his two seasons as a starter.

When asked about the opportunity, Jean-Charles couldn’t put the gratitude he had into words.

“Thank God for this opportunity… I guarantee that the Packers are going to get everything out of me,” he said with feeling.

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