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Colby Gossett

Colby Gossett

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#73

Height: 6-6

Age: 23

Weight: 311 lbs

College: Appalachian State

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Biography

• The 1st Appalachian State player drafted by the Vikings and only the 4th offensive lineman from the school ever drafted.

• Vikings Defensive Coordinator George Edwards coached at Appalachian State from 1992-95.

OFF THE FIELD

Earned bachelor’s degree in business management in December 2018...Married in July 2018 to Hannah...Comes from a family with 4 sisters...Avid outdoorsman that enjoys hunting and fishing, especially waterfowl hunting.

PRO

Was the 2nd of 2 offensive linemen selected in Vikings 2018 draft class, joining 2nd-round T Brian O’Neill from Pitt...Is the 1st Appalachian State player drafted by the Vikings in team history...Selected with the Vikings 1st pick of the 6th round, #213 overall, a compensatory pick...Was the 3rd player in App State history to earn a Senior Bowl invite, joining WRs Brian Quick (2012) and Dexter Jackson (2008)...The highest-drafted player in Moutaineer history was Quick, the 33rd pick of the 2012 Draft by St. Louis Rams.

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