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Vikings Sign Rookie Tryout DE Stacy Keely

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings have added a third player who stood out at rookie minicamp over the weekend.

Minnesota announced Wednesday that the team has added defensive end Stacy Keely to the roster. He was in town on a rookie tryout basis.

The Vikings also released offensive lineman Adam Bisnowaty, as Minnesota's roster is now at 90 players.


Keely, who is 6-foot-6 and 232 pounds, played two seasons for the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He recorded 43 total tackles (22 solo) with 5.0 sacks, 7.0 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and a blocked kick from 2017-18 with the Blazers.

Originally recruited as a tight end out of high school, Keely began his college career at South Dakota State before transferring to Iowa Western Community College.

Keely was a four-sport athlete at Omaha Northwest High School where he was involved in football, basketball, wrestling and track and field. He was a two-time state champion in the high jump with a personal-best of 6-8.

The Vikings added cornerback Terrance Alexander and safety Isaiah Wharton to the roster on Tuesday.