Tuesday, May 1, 2012
White Bear Lake, UMD kicker invited to Packers camp
By Jimmy Bellamy, Pioneer Press
|Minnesota-Duluth kicker David Nadeau slings off his helmet and runs the length of Braly Stadium celebrating his game-winning field goal to defeat Delta State for the 2012 NCAA Division II championship. (Photo courtesy Associated Press)|
White Bear Lake's David Nadeau spent his Sunday morning the same way he has a lot of days since his college football career ended in December -- kicking.
While some students probably used the day to sleep in or get a head start on studying for finals, the former Minnesota Duluth placekicker was booting footballs hours after accepting an invitation to participate in rookie orientation next month for a tryout with the Green Bay Packers.
Nadeau received the news shortly after the NFL Draft concluded Saturday afternoon.
"My agent told me to just keep sitting by the phone in case something pops up," Nadeau said. "I got a call from him about 5 or 6 o'clock that they wanted...
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