Cole Madison

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Cole Madison
No. 61 – Green Bay Packers
Position:Guard
Personal information
Born: (1994-12-20) December 20, 1994 (age 23)
Burien, Washington
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:308 lb (140 kg)
Career information
High school:John F. Kennedy Catholic (Burien, Washington)
College:Washington State
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 5 / Pick: 138
Career history
Roster status:Reserve/Did not report
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Cole Madison (born December 20, 1994) is an American football guard for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Washington State, and was drafted by the Packers in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Collegiate career[edit]

Madison attended and played college football at Washington State under head coach Mike Leach from 2013–2017. After redshirting in 2013, he was a major contributor for the following four seasons. In 2014, he made his collegiate debut and first start in the season opener against Rutgers. In 2015, he started all 13 games at right tackle and garnered All-Pac-12 honorable mention accolades. In 2016, he started all 13 games at right tackle. He was named as a All-Pac-12 Conference honorable mention and to the All-America Second Team and All-Pac-12 First Team by Pro Football Focus. In 2017, he started all 13 games at right tackle and was named All-Pac-12 Conference Second Team and All-Pac-12 First Team by the Associated Press.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Madison was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft (138th overall).[2] He signed his rookie contract on May 7, 2018.[3] On August 13, 2018, the Packers reported that Madison was dealing with a personal issue, and General Manager Brian Gutekunst said the team did not expect him to report to Green Bay “anytime soon.” “When that issue is resolved, we’ll get back to the football part of it,” Gutekunst said. “We’re in constant communication and have full support for him at this time.”[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cole Madison - 2017 Football Roster - Washington State University". wsucougars.com. Retrieved 2018-08-17.
  2. ^ Spofford, Mike (April 28, 2018). "Packers add offensive lineman at top of fifth round". Packers.com. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  3. ^ "Packers sign six draft picks". packers.com. May 7, 2018.
  4. ^ https://www.packers.com/news/packers-not-expecting-cole-madison-anytime-soon

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