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Thurston, Trujillo Named 2013 Viking Football Captains

May 7th, 2013 @ 3:08 pm | Author:
Valley City State Football is pleased to announce that Jake Thurston and George Trujillo have been selected as Viking Football captains for the 2013 season.

Senior Jake Thurston is a two-time all-conference selection at linebacker (2011) and safety (2013). From Bottineau, N.D., Thurston is a VCSU exercise science major.

Junior George Trujillo is an offensive lineman from El Paso, Texas, where he played football at Franklin High School. An all-conference selection at tackle for the Vikings last season, Trujillo is majoring in psychology at VCSU.

“Jake and George were elected captains because they have been leading our team for some time,” said Dennis McCulloch, Vikings head coach. “Both are passionate about their teammates, football and VCSU. I’m proud of how both young men have grown into their respective roles within our team and have no doubt they will continue to provide a foundation of leadership for their teammates.”

The Vikings open the 2013 season at Jamestown College on Saturday, August 31.