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UND FOOTBALL: Sioux linebacker Daniels’ long journey reaches good results

October 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

His final season already has gone well, considering he was out of football for two seasons and spent much of last season playing hurt. Continue Reading

VIKINGS: Hip surgery takes backup linebacker Brinkley out of action

August 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Head coach Leslie Frazier confirmed today that Jasper Brinkley had surgery on his hip on Tuesday. Brinkley has been bothered by the injury for much of training camp and hasn’t been at full speed. Continue Reading

VIKINGS: Former linebacker standout Fred McNeill dealing with early-onset dementia

August 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Fred McNeill was a standout linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings for 12 seasons (1974-85). He and his wife Tia have been married since 1983. Tia said she has noticed changes in her husband’s memory. “People who were in our wedding that he doesn’t know,” she said. Continue Reading