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NSIC Alums Have College Fun As Vikings Prep For Bears

CJ Ham Pays Price For Augustana's Loss To Adam Thielen's Alma Mater

CHICAGO, IL  —  The Minnesota Vikings are off in preparation for their Monday Night game tomorrow at Chicago. That didn’t stop a couple of NSIC alums from being locked into this week’s college action. As we showed you yesterday, the Augustana Vikings lost at MSU-Mankato 42-21.  The Minnesota Vikings have a pair of alums from each team in CJ Ham…

Humble Ham Has Memorable Day

Augustana Alum Scores First NFL Touchdown

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  C.J. Ham ran for 29 touchdowns in his four years as a member of the Augustana Vikings. And yesterday he scored another Viking touchdown. His first as a member of the Minnesota Vikings. Ham made his first career NFL carry count, burrowing in for a one yard touchdown during the third quarter of Minnesota’s 26-9 loss…

C.J. Ham Scores First NFL Touchdown

Augustana Alum Scores On First NFL Carry For Vikings

PITTSBURGH, PA  —  C.J. Ham scored 27 touchdowns in his career with the Augustana Vikings. On Sunday he ran for his first score with the Minnesota Vikings. On his first ever NFL carry, the Augustana alum burrowed into the Pittsburgh endzone for a one yard touchdown during the third quarter of the Vikings 26-9 loss to the Steelers on Sunday…

C.J. Ham Hoping Minnesota Vikings Call His Number At Fullback

Augie Alum Begins 2nd Season With Minnesota

MANKATO, MN  —  Wearing the number 28, C.J. Ham had an outstanding career for the Augustana Vikings that earned him a shot with the Minnesota Vikings. The number 28 is available again this year but C.J. is more focused on something else that’s open. The starting fullback job. “I’ve been here for a year, I’m confident in my ability, and…

Ham & Cook With Plenty To Prove As Camp Opens

Rookies & First Year Players Begin Camp

  MANKATO, MN —  Football season is underway because, for the 52nd straight year, the Minnesota Vikings have begun training camp in Mankato. Of course this is the final time they will be doing it on the campus of Minnesota State, and this has been a place that has been pretty good to Augustana’s C.J. Ham.  He had some good…

Vikings Begin 2017 Training Camp

Zach Borg Reports From The Start Of The 52nd Camp In Mankato

MANKATO, MN  —  For the 52nd straight year and final time in Mankato, football season is underway! The Minnesota Vikings have begun their training camp though it’s a bit different than the last 51 versions because this year only rookies and players who have yet to accrue a full season of NFL experience had to report for the opening day…

Ham Could Start For Vikings in 2nd Season

Ham Could Start For Vikings in 2nd Season

C.J. Ham is used to changing roles. After all it was only a few years ago his role at the Legends Football Clinic looked a lot different. CJ Ham, Minnesota Vikings FB:”This is definitely surreal…I used to work these camps and look up to the legends that were here…” Now the former Augustana Vikings star is poised to take on…

Nyberg Twins Are Vikes Cheerleaders Again

Karmen and Kirsten are back for 3rd year as Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders

Just making the Vikings cheerleading squad is the hardest part with so much competition. But Sioux Falls twins Karmen and Kirsten Nyberg have made a big impression in their first two years on the squad. And their coach loves having them on the team for a variety of reasons. They will be back for year three this fall after making…

Vikings Preseason Slate Includes National TV Game On KDLT

Minnesota Hosts San Francisco August 27th On KDLT

Eden Prairie, MN (April 10, 2017) – The NFL has released the 2017 preseason schedule. The Vikings will spend the first two weeks on the road as they face the Buffalo Bills during Week 1. Minnesota last traveled to Buffalo for a preseason game in 2013. Minnesota will head to Seattle to face the Seahawks in a Week 2 matchup,…

Chad Greenway Remembers His Roots

Mount Vernon native thanks his coach and town in retirement speech

Chad Greenway held a press conference Tuesday to say good bye but more importantly thank you to all those who were so responsible for his 11 year NFL career after being selected in the first round by the Vikings out of Iowa. He was the 4th leading tackler in club history and received numerous awards on and off the field…

Greenway Will Retire Tuesday From Vikings, NFL

Mount Vernon's Chad Greenway Will Retire Tuesday From Vikings, NFL

Eden Prairie, MN (March 6, 2017) – Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway will officially announce his retirement from the NFL at a press conference Tuesday, March 7, at the Vikings Winter Park headquarters. Media will be allowed to enter the Winter Park field house at 10:15 a.m.; the press conference will begin at 11 a.m. Greenway, who ranks fourth in…

Mount Vernon Native Chad Greenway Retiring From NFL

Fourth All-Time In Tackles In Minnesota Vikings History

Eden Prairie, MN (March 6, 2017) – Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway will officially announce his retirement from the NFL at a press conference Tuesday, March 7, at the Vikings Winter Park headquarters.   Greenway, who ranks fourth in franchise history with 1,334 career tackles, played 11 seasons and appeared in 156 career games with 144 starts for the Vikings….

Emotional Greenway Gets Game Ball After Vikings Win Season Finale

Mount Vernon Native May Have Played His Final NFL Game

MINNEAPOLIS, MN  —  After stating earlier in the year that his eleventh NFL season would be his last, Mount Vernon Chad Greenway recanted and said he’d wait till after the season to decide whether or not to retire. However, after the Vikings won their regular season finale over the Chicago Bears, Greenway had the look of a man who had…

Thielen Appreciates Ham’s Journey To Make Vikings Roster

THIELEN KNOWS WHAT HAM HAS GONE THROUGH ON PRACTICE SQUAD

  Adam Thielen had a monster day Saturday at Green Bay. But it wasn’t long ago that he in the same boat as CJ Ham. Both played in the NSIC and made the Vikings practice squad. Both worked hard and finally Friday it paid off for the former Augustana RB who was signed to the 53 man roster. Ham has…

Greenway Will Wait Till After Chicago Game To Decide If He Will Retire

Mount Vernon Native In 11th NFL Season

MINNEAPOLIS, MN —  The Green Bay Packers ended the Minnesota Vikings playoff hopes with a 38-25 win on Saturday. It remains to be seen if Sunday’s season finale against Chicago will end the career of Mount Vernon native Chad Greenway. In March Greenway announced that his 11th season would be his last.  He backed off that statement a bit during…

Ham Suits Up For Vikings, But They Lose At Green Bay

VIKINGS ELIMINATED FROM PLAYOFFS AT GREEN BAY

Former Augustana RB C.J. Ham suited up for the Minnesota Vikings Saturday in Green Bay. But Aaron Rodgers had a monster day as the Packers won their 5th straight with a convincing 38-25 win over Minnesota. Jordy Nelson caught a pair of TD passes in the first half and Rodgers threw for 4 and ran for a 5th. The Packers…

CJ Ham Moved To Active Roster Of Minnesota Vikings

FORMER AUGIE RB SIGNED TO MINNESOTA VIKINGS ACTIVE ROSTER

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings on Friday announced that rookie cornerback Mackensie Alexander has been placed on injured reserve and rookie running back C.J. Ham has been signed to the 53-man roster. Alexander appeared in 13 games this season on special teams and as a reserve. The 2016 second-round…

Vikings Have Hope, Barely!

MINNESOTA VIKINGS MUST WIN AT GREEN BAY AND GET HELP

  It doesn’t look good for the Minnesota Vikings who have the slimmest of chances at making the NFL playoffs. After a promising 5-0 start, they have fallen to 7-7 with 2 games left including Saturday at Green Bay. They must beat the Packers and hope for big-time help. And with Aaron Rodgers heating up (4 straight wins) it doesn’t…