Gophers' Cockran, Badgers' Stave among 10 signed by Vikings


Former Gophers defensive end Theiren Cockran and former Wisconsin Badgers starting quarterback Joel Stave were among 10 undrafted free agents signed by the Vikings on Monday.

  • Keith Baxter - CB - Marshall
  • Kyle Carter - TE - Penn State
  • Theiren Cockran - DE - Minnesota
  • Jake Ganus - LB - Georgia
  • Marken Michel - WR - UMass-Amherst
  • Denzell Perine - DE - Florida International
  • Jhurell Pressley - RB - New Mexico
  • Eric Rawls - CB - Kentucky State
  • Brandon Ross - RB - Maryland
  • Joel Stave - QB - Wisconsin

There were reports over the weekend that linked Stave to the Vikings, according to FOX Sports. Stave is Wisconsin's all-time winningest quarterback and he threw for 7,635 yards and 48 touchdowns.

In fact, most of the names on the list were leaked over the weekend as free-agent signings to the Vikings.

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