Thursday, January 22, 2015


Originally a 13th round pick out of the University of North Dakota in 1965, Dave Osborn spent 11 of his 12 NFL seasons as a Viking.  In his third season, he exploded for 1,244 yards from scrimmage.  Two years later, he was the leading rusher on the 1969 NFL Championship team.  In all, Osborn totaled 4,320 yards rushing, 1,412 yards receiving, and 36 touchdowns over his illustrious career.  He earned one Pro Bowl berth and appeared in three Super Bowls.  In 2010, he was named one of the 50 Greatest Vikings of All Time.

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