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Minnesota All-Star game set for Saturday

12/06/2019, 4:15pm CST
By James Paulsen

Ninety-three players are expected to take part at U.S. Bank Stadium in the 47th All-Star game featuring top seniors from across the state.


RaJa Nelson (7) of Lakeville North will play for the South team in the all-star game. Photo: RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII ¥ richard.tsong-taatarii@startribune.com

Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year RaJa Nelson and two members of Class 6A champion Wayzata – linebacker Loshiaka Roques and defensive end Joe Demro – head up a list of 93 seniors who will compete in the Minnesota Football Showcase All-Star game Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium.

The game features top senior players from across the state, divided nto North and South rosters.

Among the players who will join Nelson, the Lakeville North quarterback/receiver/running back who will play at North Dakota St., on the South roster are Minneapolis Southwest running back TK Marshall (NDSU), Rosemount wide receiver Jonathan Mann (Minnesota) and tight end Gabe Hagen of Class 1A champion Blooming Prairie. Brad Wendland of Waseca will be the head coach of the South team.

Joining the two Wayzata players the North roster will be Buffalo quarterback Aidan Bouman (Iowa State) and a pair of Minnesota commits in DE Danny Striggow of Orono and LB Cody Lindenberg of Anoka. The head coach of the North team will be Willmar’s Jon Konold.

The game is being presented in partnership between the Minnesota Football Coaches Association and the Minnesota Vikings. Game time is 1:05 p.m.

Click here for complete rosters for the game.


Wayzata defensive lineman Joe Demro (99), who will play for the North team. held the Class 6A trophy as he celebrated with quarterback Thomas Schmidt (14) after their win over Champlin Park. Photo: Aaron Lavinsky • aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com

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Metro Player of the Year RaJa Nelson and two members of Class 6A champion Wayzata – Linebacker Loshiaka Roques and defensive end Joe Demro – head up the list of 93 seniors who will compete in the Minnesota Football Showcase All-Star game Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium.

The game features top senior players from across the state, divided up into North and South rosters.

Among the players who will join Nelson, the Lakeville North quarterback/receiver/running back who will play at North Dakota St., on the South roster are Minneapolis Southwest running back TK Marshall (NDSU), Rosemount wide receiver Jonathan Mann (Minnesota) and tight end Gabe Hagen of Class 1A champion Blooming Prairie. Brad Wendland of Waseca will be the head coach of the South team.

Joining the two Wayzata players the North roster will be Buffalo quarterback Aidan Bouman (Iowa State) and a pair of Minnesota commits in DE Danny Striggow of Orono and LB Cody Lindenberg of Anoka. The head coach of the North team will be Willmar’s Jon Konold.

The game is being presented in partnership between the Minnesota Football Coaches Association and the Minnesota Vikings. Game time is 1:05 p.m.

For complete rosters, go to www.vikings.com/schedule/vikings-events/minnesota-football-showcase/

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