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Isaac Fruechte
WR #15
Height:
6-3
Weight:
210
College:
Minnesota
Experience:
1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2016 MIN 1 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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BIOGRAPHY

• Targeted with 1 pass and notched 1 special teams tackle in his NFL debut vs. Chicago (1/1/17).

• Spent the entire 2015 season on the Vikings practice squad after signing as undrafted free agent after the 2015 NFL Draft.

• Played collegiately at University of Minnesota and Rochester Community College as well as high school in-state at Caledonia in rural SE Minnesota.

OFF THE FIELD Majored in recreation, parks and leisure...Has completed student-teaching duties and aspires to a career in coaching and teaching after football...Avid outdoorsman, enjoys hunting and fishing in his free time along with golf...Father, Carl Fruechte, is state championship-winning high school coach at his alma mater, Caledonia HS...Has 2 sisters, 1 older and 1 younger, who competed collegiately in volleyball at Minnesota State, Mankato and Winona State, respectively...The Vikings honored Caledonia High in spring 2016 for its state title in 2015 and consistent success as Minnesota High School Football Program of the Year with a special 2-day Town Takeover.

• Targeted with 1 pass and notched 1 special teams tackle in his NFL debut vs. Chicago (1/1/17).

• Spent the entire 2015 season on the Vikings practice squad after signing as undrafted free agent after the 2015 NFL Draft.

• Played collegiately at University of Minnesota and Rochester Community College as well as high school in-state at Caledonia in rural SE Minnesota.

OFF THE FIELD Majored in recreation, parks and leisure...Has completed student-teaching duties and aspires to a career in coaching and teaching after football...Avid outdoorsman, enjoys hunting and fishing in his free time along with golf...Father, Carl Fruechte, is state championship-winning high school coach at his alma mater, Caledonia HS...Has 2 sisters, 1 older and 1 younger, who competed collegiately in volleyball at Minnesota State, Mankato and Winona State, respectively...The Vikings honored Caledonia High in spring 2016 for its state title in 2015 and consistent success as Minnesota High School Football Program of the Year with a special 2-day Town Takeover.

PRO Made his NFL debut vs. Chicago (1/1/17), posting 1 special teams tackle, after being elevated to the active roster on 12/31/16...Spent entire rookie season, regular season and playoffs on Vikings practice squad...Joins CB Marcus Sherels (Rochester John Marshall), WR Adam Thielen (Detroit Lakes) and C.J. Ham (Duluth Denfeld) as former Minnesota high school products on the Vikings roster...Shares hometown with Tennessee Titans DT Karl Klug, who played for Fruechte’s father at Caledonia HS...The Caledonia tandem faced each other in the final preseason game of 2015 with a large crowd from their hometown in Nashville.

2016 Targeted with 1 pass and tallied 1 special teams stop in his NFL debut vs. Chicago (1/1/17)...Promoted to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on 12/31...Joined the Vikings practice squad on 9/27 after a brief stint with Detroit.

2015 Spent season on Vikings practice squad...Caught 6 passes for 49 yards in preseason action for the Vikings...Originally joined Vikings as a rookie free agent following rookie camp.

COLLEGE Started 18 of the 38 games in 3 seasons at Minnesota after transferring from Rochester Community College following his freshman season...Reeled in 18 passes for 292 yards and a TD as a senior...Earned UM’s Wide Receiver of the Year as a senior and in 2011 as a sophomore...Had career-best 105 yards receiving at Illinois as a senior and scored his lone TD of the year...Caught a TD pass vs. New Hampshire and at Iowa as a sophomore...Posted career-high 19 catches as sophomore in 2012...Had 805 yards and 9 TDs at RCC.

PREP Standout on perennial state power Caledonia, where he helped the Warriors to the 2007 and 2008 state championships in Class 2A, 3 section titles, 3 titles in the 3 Rivers Conference...Named Honorable Mention Associated Press All-State as a junior and senior...Earned 4 bids to state track-and-field meet.