Vikings Preview Capsule
MINNESOTA VIKINGS (8-7-1)
New faces: C Garrett Bradbury, RG Josh Kline, DT Shamar Stephen, TE Irv Smith Jr., RB Alexander Mattison, P/K Kaare Vedvik, LS Austin Cutting, WR Jordan Taylor,...
Rookie Bradbury central to Vikings’ reworked offensive line
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Improving the offensive line was a clear priority for the Minnesota Vikings heading into this season.
An offense featuring quarterback Kirk Cousins, receivers Stefon...
As rookies begin camp, Vikings face high expectations
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Three seasons ago, when the Minnesota Vikings stumbled after a 5-0 start and finished just 8-8, one of their many problems was a negligible contribution by their collection of...
Vikings Training Camp Capsule
MINNESOTA VIKINGS (8-7-1)
OPEN CAMP: July 26, Eagan, Minnesota
LAST YEAR: Stumbled underneath weight of Super Bowl goal they carried with expensive new QB Kirk Cousins into 2018,...
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed first-round draft pick Garrett Bradbury, the center from North Carolina State selected with the 18th overall pick.
Vikings stick with offensive approach on draft’s third day
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Kirk Cousins' first season in Minnesota was a letdown for a Vikings' team full of Super Bowl aspirations, mainly because the offense underwhelmed and couldn't support another...
Vikings draft NC State center Garrett Bradbury at No. 18
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — After starting his career at North Carolina State as a tight end, Garrett Bradbury soon favored a move inside to the offensive line so he could be on the field as much as...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the NFL's annual scouting combine in Indianapolis (all times local):
North Carolina State offensive lineman Garrett Bradbury could be...
Louisville’s Satterfield adds Ledford, Holt as assistants
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Scott Satterfield has hired Dwayne Ledford as offensive coordinator and line coach and Stu Holt to lead the Cardinals' tight ends and special teams.
Ledford had spent the past three seasons as North Carolina State's offensive line coach and run game coordinator. The Wolfpack featured one of the Atlantic Coast Conference's top O-lines under Ledford and included first team Associated Press All-American center Garrett Bradbury, a senior.
2018 AP All-America Team List
The 2018 AP All-America team:
Quarterback — Kyler Murray, junior, Oklahoma
Running backs — Jonathan Taylor, sophomore, Wisconsin; Darrell Henderson, junior, Memphis
Tackles — Jonah Williams, junior, Alabama; Mitch Hyatt, senior, Clemson
Guards — Beau Benzschawel, senior, Wisconsin; Bunchy Stallings, senior, Kentucky
Center — Garrett Bradbury, senior, North Carolina State
Tight end — Jace Sternberger, junior, Texas A&M
NC State beats East Carolina 58-3 in regular-season finale
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Garrett Bradbury had been waiting for his chance.
North Carolina State's all-Atlantic Coast Conference center lined up in the backfield, took the handoff and bulled his way for a short touchdown in Saturday's 58-3 win against East Carolina. But instead of keeping the ball, he gave it to linemate Terrone Prescod, who promptly punted it into the stands in a flag-drawing celebration.
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Wolfpack gameplan: Spread joy on eve of bowl challenge
On Christmas Day, thoughts of Monday's Independence Bowl game against Vanderbilt took a timeout for a different gameplan.
The North Carolina State University football team spent the holiday spreading cheer at Providence House, a Shreveport, La., non-profit with a mission of helping families break the cycle of homelessness.
"We could anywhere right now, but I'm glad that we're here, helping the kids," said offensive lineman Bryce Kennedy.