Vikings draft Gopher linebacker
Published 04/24/2010, Grand Forks Herald
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Nate Triplett has spent his entire life in Minnesota. That won’t change as he begins his professional career in the NFL. The Minnesota Vikings drafted the hard-nosed linebacker with the 167th overall pick in the fifth round on Saturday, the first time they’ve drafted a Golden Gopher since Tyrone Carter in 2000.Word count: 751
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