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Vikings Name Nick Rallis Defensive Quality Control Coach

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Eagan, Minn. (August 7, 2018) The Minnesota Vikings have named Nick Rallis the team's Defensive Quality Control Coach. 

Rallis (RAWL-iss), who is entering his first NFL season after serving as a graduate assistant for Wake Forest in 2017, joins the Vikings where he will assist the coaching staff with preparation and have a hands-on role with the defense. 

The former Edina High School standout played LB at the University of Minnesota from 2012-2016. During the 2016-17 school year, Rallis was named Academic All-Big Ten and selected as a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar. Rallis studied business and marketing at Minnesota and is working on his master's degree in sport and exercise science.

Rallis' older brother, Mike, also played LB for the Gophers from 2008-2012, where he was teammates with Vikings CB Marcus Sherels.

Rallis' Background

Player

2012-16.............. University of Minnesota // LB

Coach

2017................... Wake Forest // Graduate Assistant

2018................... Minnesota Vikings // Defensive Quality Control

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