A video of Lukas Van Ness’s father going viral amid NFL draft Jason Van Ness’ reaction when the announcement was made went viral on social media.
He celebrated the news well, even giving his son’s girlfriend, Frankie Kmet, a bright slap on the back, which was caught on camera.
Lukas Van Ness was helped by Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst to make an impact early next season, and the defensive end was highly regarded during his time at Iowa.
While the new Packers star enjoyed the announcement, holding his hand in celebration, it was his family’s reaction that hit the headlines.
The college football star was joined by his mother Leanna, sisters Hanna and Ella and his girlfriend, who is the brother of Chicago Bears tight end Cole Kmet.
When Green Bay selected Lukas Van Ness 13th overall, cameras captured the excitement at his home. while his father was jumping for joy.
The video has been viewed over 100,000 times across various retweets. “I’m comfortable with my development, and I feel like it’s very important to how my career has turned out.
Made in Iowa.” Last season, Lukas Van Ness recorded 38 tackles. (11 for loss) and 6.5 sacks. He was selected to two All-Big Ten teams by the coaches and media.
Lukas Van Ness went on to explain the areas in which he considered his skills, saying: “Having the opportunity to return to the outdoors this year… This is where I feel at ease.