• Vikings draft Penn State linebacker in fourth round

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 27, 2013
    The Vikings aren’t the first team to turn to Penn State for help at linebacker. He led Penn State in tackles both in 2011 and 2012 , with 18.5 tackles for loss in that time. Hodges was a leader on a Penn State defense that finished second in the Big Ten and 16th nationally in scoring defense .  The 6-1, 243-pound Hodges, who played outside linebacker in college, led Penn State in tackles in 2012. That said, he said he's willing and able to play inside should the Vikings want to try him there: "I feel very...
    • Vikings select Penn State LBs Gerald Hodges and Michael Mauti

      The Vikings aren’t the first team to turn to Penn State for help at linebacker. And on the final day of the 2013 NFL Draft, Minnesota added a pair of Nittany Lions to its LB depth chart, choosing Gerald Hodges in Round Four and Michael Mauti in Round Se

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