McCrary spent the summer at the Vikings rookie minicamp on a tryout basis. He'll have a chance to earn a spot as the backup fullback behind 2nd-year C.J. Ham.
Click the video box on this page to hear KSTP Sports' chat with Kobe McCrary after Vikings practice in Eagan on Tuesday
After starting college with two years at Butler Community College, McCrary transferred to the University of Minnesota. In a backup-role to star running backs Shannon Brooks and Rodney Smith, McCrary sill managed to rush for 739 yards and 11 touchdowns in two seasons.
As a senior, he won the Gophers' Gary Tinsley Award as the team's most encouraging underdog and continual persistence.
Updated: August 22, 2018 08:47 AM
Created: August 21, 2018 04:38 PM
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