EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Ernest Owusu keeps his apartment in the Twin Cities as he waits for a call from the Minnesota Vikings despite being waived Monday. The rookie defensive end from California has become used to this. It's not the way Owusu dreamt of starting his career, but it's a way of keeping his NFL fire from burning out too soon.While Owusu waits, rookie offensive lineman...
Last Friday, the Vikings released defensive end Ernest Owusu from their practice squad, adding guard Tyler Holmes.
Thursday, Minnesota released Holmes and added Owusu back to the practice squad.
Owusu was originally signed to the practice squad on Sept. 3, but released last Friday. Hes an undrafted rookie out of California.
Holmes, an undrafted rookie out of Tulsa, was signed...
The Vikings swapped out players on their practice squad Friday, signing guard Tyler Holmes and releasing defensive end Ernest Owusu.
Holmes, an undrafted rookie out of Tulsa, was originally signed to the Vikings practice squad on Sept. 1, but was released by the club on Sept. 29.
Owusu was signed to the Vikings practice squad on Sept. 3. Hes an undrafted rookie out of California.
Thanks to the strong Berkeley network, I got a chance to speak with Ernest Owusu, former Defensive End for Cal and current Minnesota Viking. We discussed a variety of topics including Cal football, Cal academics, his signing as an un-drafted free agent with the Vikings, and everything in between.
At 6’5, 270, Owusu has a special combination of strength and agility. From 2007-2011...