EAGAN, Minn. – The Vikings have added two new players to their offseason roster.
Minnesota has signed fullback Zach Ojile and offensive lineman Sam Schlueter, the team announced Monday. Both participated in the Vikings rookie minicamp on a tryout basis.
Ojile (Blaine) and Schlueter (Victoria) are both Minnesota natives, and they played collegiately for the University of Minnesota – Duluth Bulldogs and University of Minnesota Gophers, respectively. Ojile attended Spring Lake Park High School, becoming a Minnesota Mr. Football finalist in 2016, and Schlueter attended Mayer Lutheran High School.
Last season for the Bulldogs, Ojile totaled 25 catches for 289 yards and five touchdowns as a tight end; he also added 12 carries for 53 yards and three rushing touchdowns. A two-time captain for UMD, he was named First-Team NSIC All-Conference and Second-Team CCA All-Super Region following the 2022 campaign.