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Former Cobber Zylstra turning heads at Vikings training camp

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Minnesota Viking fans were scanning the new practice fields at TCO Performance Center this weekend and saw the tall wide receiver wearing number 15 making every catch when the ball was thrown to him.

They may not know how to pronounce his name now, but Brandon Zylstra is planning they'll know his name by the end of August.

Zylstra, the former Concordia Cobber standout is in his first NFL training camp with his hometown Vikings, after spending two seasons in the Canadian Football League.

Zylstra was a star for the Edmonton Eskimos, leading the CFL in receiving yards last season.

That comes on the heels of an outstanding career at Concordia College, where he had 120 career receptions and 18 touchdowns.

Zylstra is battling to make the roster, where he has a chance to be perhaps the number three or four wide receiver on the roster. 

Dom Izzo

Domenic is the Sports Director at WDAY. He comes to Fargo from WNCE-TV in Glens Falls, NY where he launched the sports department at the independent station. Before that, Domenic worked at WSTM, the NBC affiliate in Syracuse, NY as a photographer and live truck operator for over two years. He graduated from Oswego State University in 2002 with a degree in Broadcasting. Domenic hails from the lake effect snow capital of the world, Oswego, NY, he joined the WDAY Sports Department in September 2006.

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