Former BYU linebacker's wife helps husband pick Packers

by | Sep. 01, 2011

Saints & Sports

If Vic So'oto turns out to be a keeper, the Green Bay Packers personnel department will owe his wife Ashley a huge thank-you.

"I live by the motto, 'Happy wife, happy life,'" So'oto said with a grin.

That credo may also lead him to a roster spot with the defending Super Bowl champions.

After going undrafted out of BYU this spring, the rookie outside linebacker had three offers when the NFL lockout was lifted in late July -- from the Packers, Cardinals and Dolphins. The Cardinals were the only team he visited before the draft, and while Packers outside linebackers coach Kevin Greene called him during the draft, So'oto didn't have a preference when the signing period opened.

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