Packers promote pair of scouts in front office

-- Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst announced a pair of promotions in the team's front office on Tuesday, according to a release.

Richmond Williams was promoted to director of pro personnel and Brett Thiesen to college scout. 

Williams is entering his 12th season in Green Bay after serving as a scout at the professional and collegiate level for each of the past seven seasons. According to the release, he was the Packers' National Football Scouting Representative to the annual NFL Scouting Combine and evaluated senior prospects in the southwest region. 

Thiesen first became a scouting intern with the Packers in 2018 with a background in evaluating high-school prospects. He also has a background playing as a wide receiver for the University of Kentucky and Troy University. He'll be one of seven college scouts on the Packers' personnel staff. 


Zachary Jacobson is a staff writer/reporter for Cheesehead TV. He's the voice of The Leap on iTunes and can be heard on The Scoop KLGR 1490 AM every Saturday morning. He's also a contributor on the Pack-A-Day Podcast. He can be found on Twitter via @ZachAJacobson or contacted through email at [email protected].

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June 12, 2019 at 03:16 pm

Thiesen’s a real mover. Since graduating in 2015, been at Miss. St, Miami, Liberty, Tennessee, and then joined Pack last year. This guy can network like Davante can run routes.

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June 13, 2019 at 03:05 pm

Williams is an excellent choice for this position! GO Pack GO!

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