October 23, 2014

Boykin ready for opportunity this Sunday

Jarrett Boykin practices

Albert Einstein once said, “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”  With Greg Jennings out, Jordy Nelson questionable, and Donald Driver probable, Green Bay Packers wideout Jarrett Boykin looks to have found his opportunity and feels prepared for it.

AUDIO: Boykin on opportunity this Sunday :09

AUDIO: Boykin on training camp vs now :08

Boykin, an undrafted rookie from Virginia Tech, led the Packers in receptions this preseason and was signed to the roster, but has not seen action yet.

Boykin was originally signed by Jacksonville, but waived three days later.

When asked if this game meant a little more because of the history, Boykin said it adds a little more, but it is not his main focus.

AUDIO: Boykin on history with Jacksonville :10

Boykin, the all-time leader in receptions and receiving yards at Virginia Tech, said he did not have a preference where he lined up as a wide receiver.

AUDIO: Boykin on WR preference :10

Boykin and the injury filled Packers look to take down the Jacksonville Jaguars this Sunday.