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ADAM THIELEN THROUGH THE YEARS

2008: Graduates from Detroit Lakes High School; plans to play basketball and football at Concordia (Moorhead) until receiving a $500 scholarship offer from Minnesota State-Mankato.

2009: Catches 21 passes as redshirt freshman at MSU Mankato.

2010: Leads Mavericks with 41 catches for 686 yards and six TDs.

2011: Starts 12 games, earns second-team All-NSIC South Division honors.

2012: As team captain, catches 74 passes for 1,176 on Mavericks’ Division II semifinal team.

2013: After rookie camp tryout, makes Vikings’ practice squad as undrafted free agent.

2014: Returns blocked punt for first NFL touchdown; catches eight passes for 137 yards and a TD.

2015: Catches 12 passes for 144 yards on Vikings’ NFC North championship team.

2016: Leads Vikings with 967 receiving yards on 69 catches.

2017: Earns four-year contract as restricted free agent; joins Rod Smith as only undrafted Division II players to reach Pro Bowl after catching 91 passes for 1,276 yards.