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Carter Bykowski
T #60
Height:
6-7
Weight:
313
College:
Iowa State
Experience:
3
Offensive Line
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2014 MIN 0 0

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BIOGRAPHY

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• Spent the 2013 and 2014 seasons on the 49ers practice squad before joining the Vikings 53-man roster during Week 15 in 2014.

• Played prep football at Eden Prairie (MN) High School under Head Coach Mike Grant, son of Hall of Fame Coach Bud Grant.

OFF THE FIELD Earned degree in business management at Iowa State...Is the youngest of 3 boys in his family...Brother, Matt, played QB and TE at Minnesota State, the home of the annual Vikings training camp...Father played basketball at South Dakota...Enjoys hunting and fishing.

PRO Originally drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 7th round (#246 overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft...Spent training camp and preseason with the 49ers before being released during final roster moves and then signed to the practice squad...Spent the entire 2013 season and 1st 14 weeks of the 2014 season on the 49ers practice squad before being signed to the Vikings 53-man roster and was inactive for the final 2 games of the season.

2015 GP/GS        Career GP/GS                Playoffs GP/GS

       0/0                      0/0                                     0/0

• Spent the 2013 and 2014 seasons on the 49ers practice squad before joining the Vikings 53-man roster during Week 15 in 2014.

• Played prep football at Eden Prairie (MN) High School under Head Coach Mike Grant, son of Hall of Fame Coach Bud Grant.

OFF THE FIELD Earned degree in business management at Iowa State...Is the youngest of 3 boys in his family...Brother, Matt, played QB and TE at Minnesota State, the home of the annual Vikings training camp...Father played basketball at South Dakota...Enjoys hunting and fishing.

PRO Originally drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 7th round (#246 overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft...Spent training camp and preseason with the 49ers before being released during final roster moves and then signed to the practice squad...Spent the entire 2013 season and 1st 14 weeks of the 2014 season on the 49ers practice squad before being signed to the Vikings 53-man roster and was inactive for the final 2 games of the season.

2015 Competed in Vikings training camp and preseason for a position along the offensive line before being sidelined by injury...Placed on injured reserve on 8/31.

2014 Went to training camp with the 49ers and played in 4 preseason games, making 1 start...Released during final roster cuts (8/30) before being signed back to the 49ers practice squad (8/31)...Signed by the Vikings to the 53-man roster off the 49ers practice squad leading up to Week 15 and was inactive for the final 2 games of the season after joining Vikings on 12/10.

2013 Signed to the 49ers practice squad (9/2) where he spent the entire season...Went through the preseason with the 49ers before being cut during final roster moves (8/31)...Drafted in 7th round (#246 overall) by 49ers.

COLLEGE Earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention by coaches and the Associated Press following his senior season...Helped lead Iowa State to an appearance in the Liberty Bowl in his final year after starting all 12 games...Named Iowa State’s Offensive Lineman of the Year following the 2012 season...Appeared in 13 games, making 4 starts, as a junior...Appeared in 8 games in his 1st season playing offensive line in 2010...Redshirted in 2009 as he made the transition from TE to OT...As a true freshman in 2008, caught 3 passes for 21 yards.

PREP Played football under Mike Grant, son of legendary former Minnesota Vikings coach Bud Grant, at Eden Prairie (MN) High School...Led team to back-to-back Minnesota 5A championships as a junior and senior in 2007 and 2008...Caught 11 passes for 194 yards and 9 TDs as a senior...Earned 3 letters in basketball and football...Captain of the basketball team as a senior.