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FNS Photo by David Samson North Dakota State tight end Kevin Vaadeland grabs a pass during practice on Saturday at Dacotah Field. Vaadeland is taking advantage of a medical redshirt and returning in his sixth year of school.

Vaadeland taking advantage at NDSU

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FARGO — Kevin Vaadeland walked off the first North Dakota State spring football practice on Saturday afternoon without the aid of a cane or any noticeable hint of arthritis. It’s sort of been the standing joke with his teammates — he’s the oldest player on the team and everybody involved has enjoyed the banter.


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Jeff Kolpack
Jeff Kolpack covers North Dakota State athletics, the Fargo Marathon and golf for The Forum. His blog can be accessed at On the radio, Kolpack & Izzo sports talk show runs from 9-11 a.m. every Saturday morning. April through August, the WDAY Golf Show with Jeff Kolpack runs from 8-9 a.m.