James Vandenberg, QB, was signed as a free agent after the 2013 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. James was a two-year starter at QB for the Hawkeyes. As a sophomore, he filled in admirably for an injured Ricky Stanzi in a game against Ohio State at the Horseshoe that decided the 2010 B1G Championship. While the Hawkeyes lost that game in overtime, that experience propelled him to a stellar junior season and expectations were sky high for a vey productive senior season in 2012. Unfortunately, James had to learn a new offense and the Hawks were never really able to execute a solid offensive game plan. As a result James suffered statistically and fell off the draft radar.
In addition to the picture above, below are some of my favorite shotes I have taken of James Vandenberg. Good luck in the NFL James.