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Vikings sign former Gopher Brock Vereen to practice squad

Former Minnesota Golden Gophers safety Brock Vereen will return to the Twin Cities after signing with the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad. Vereen was selected by Chicago in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft and played all 16 games as a rookie last season, with four starts, 39 tackles (30 solo), an interception and a forced fumble. Vereen was waived by the Bears after playing...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears Draft Shane Vereen’s Brother Brock, Will Play Each Other Week 8

If you’re looking for some brotherly competition this season, circle Week 8 on your NFL calendars. That’s when the New England Patriots square off against the Chicago Bears, who selected Minnesota Golden Gophers safety Brock Vereen with the 131st overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft. Brock is the brother of Patriots running back Shane Vereen, who was the team’s second-round pick...
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers 2014 Draft: Why Safety Brock Vereen Could Be a Fit in Round 3

It’s no secret that the Green Bay Packers need to come away from the 2014 NFL Draft with a player or two at the safety position. It has been a position of need since the 2011 season when Nick Collins was lost to a career ending injury. Yet, since that time, the Packers have spent just one draft pick on a true safety, as they drafted Jerron McMillian in the fourth round of the 2012...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Minnesota S Brock Vereen

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. Being as Minnesota safetyk Brock Vereen was in […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Minnesota S Brock...
Via Steelers Depot
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Host Minnesota S Brock Vereen, South Carolina WR Bruce Ellington For Friday Pre Draft Visits

The Pittsburgh Steelers are again hosting a few more players for pre draft visits on Friday as it is being reported that Minnesota safety Brock Vereen and South Carolina wide receiver Bruce Ellington are both in town. Vereen, who measured in at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine at 5115 and 199 pounds, finished the 2013 […] Steelers Host Minnesota S Brock Vereen, South Carolina WR...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Prospect Profile: DB Brock Vereen

  Minnesota Gophers DB Brock Vereen Packers prospect profile:  DB Brock Vereen Player Information: Brock Vereen, DB Minnesota, 6-0, 199 pounds  Hometown: Valencia, CA STATS NFL Combine: 40 time: 4.47 Vertical jump: 34″ 225 lb. bench: 25 reps Broad jump: 117″ News and Notes: Three-year starter. … Never missed a game his final three seasons. … First-team All Big-Ten coaches...
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vereen and Hageman finish off Pro Day, anxiously await NFL Draft

MINNEAPOLIS -- Brock Vereen hadn't been back to the University of Minnesota campus since leaving with the Gophers' football team for the Texas Bowl in December. Vereen, the former Minnesota safety, has been in California while training for the NFL Scouting Combine in hopes of hearing his name called during May's NFL Draft. Back on campus for the Gophers Pro Day, Vereen summarized...
Via Fox Sports North
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers DB Brock Vereen wants to 'hit' his brother Shane, Patriots RB

INDIANAPOLIS -- Brock Vereen has looked up to his older brother, Shane, a running back for the New England Patriots. Shane, a second-round draft pick out of California in 2011, helped Brock, the University of Minnesota defensive back, prepare for this week's NFL Scouting Combine. The Vereen brothers have talked about the NFL and the expectations, with Brock hoping to get drafted...
Via Fox Sports North
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Vereen hopes to follow in his brother's NFL footsteps

MINNEAPOLIS -- The conversations that Brock Vereen now has with his brother, Shane, no longer revolve around music or their favorite television shows. Instead, younger brother Brock picks his older brother's brain for career advice. Shane Vereen is currently a running back for the New England Patriots and has found success in the NFL playing alongside future Hall of Fame quarterback...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers seniors' have endured tumultuous lows, now hopeful highs

MINNEAPOLIS -- Last alphabetically in a list of 18, Gopherssafety Brock Vereen was the final senior to be introduced this past Saturdaybefore Minnesota's final home game of the season. As Vereen ran onto the turfat TCF Bank Stadium in front of 53,090 fans to greet his parents, Venita andHenry, only then did the reality sink in.It was the last home game for Vereen and the other seniors...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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