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Lions fan who targeted Packers at NFL Draft is surprised by Kerby Joseph

One of the funniest moments of the 2024 NFL Draft weekend occurred on the first night when the Green Bay Packers were on the clock. Packers fans were hoping to add a safety like Cooper DeJean or an offensive lineman.

Green Bay ended up taking an offensive tackle, but they surprised many fans by valuing Arizona’s Jordan Morgan over other available players like Tyler Guyton and Graham Barton.

Camera crews captured a stunned Packers fan and a Lions fan then making fun of him in a hilarious moment.

Jeanna Trotman of WXYZ Detroit (Channel 7) finally tracked down the Lions fan who went viral Thursday night to get his side of the story. His name is Kizito Katende, and that Packers fan turned out to be his friend.

“Literally all day he talked about wanting Cooper DeJean, but in the end they didn’t get him,” Katende said. “They have another guy, Jordan Morgan, and so I just had to make fun of him because he literally begged for that guy (DeJean) all day long.”

However, that is not the end of the story. Lions safety Kerby Joseph saw the moment live on television and wanted to reach out to him and give him some Lions swag:

It took less than a week for Joseph to contact Katende, and… voila: game-used cleats and a signed Kerby Joseph card.

This is what the message inside said:

“Wasp bro!! you made me laugh draft night LOL So here are my cleats. I took my first and second career INT from AROD!!! Lots of love… JKERB

Just one of many great stories to come out of the draft weekend.

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