Commenter RandBallsStu (Branding!) delights you every week by tracking down a former Minnesota sports figure about whom you might have forgotten. Stu?


The Hunt Down

Name: Frank Walker
Claim to Fame, Minnesota: a defensive back for your Minnesota Vikings in 2010. He played in 11 games, started in two, and had an interception.
Claim to Fame, Everywhere Else: the Tuskegee (AL) College product was a 6th-round pick of the New York Giants in 2003, where he played through 2006. Has also played for the Ravens, Packers and Cowboys.
Where He Is Now: currently unemployed after playing for Dallas last season. Per, SOURCES say he tried out for the Chiefs earlier this week.
Is He on Twitter: is he ever. Verified and everything.
Has He Been in a Twitter Feud with Patrick Reusse: no.
Did He Have Any Thoughts on Twitter About the “Replacement” Officials: yes. They have evolved (rough language on the second link, kids).
Has He Said Anything Else Vaguely Controversial and/or Offensive on Twitter: as noted by friend-of-the-blog Drew Magary, yes (again, rough language).
Glorious Randomness: We have been unable to confirm if his 2011 hiring request for his friend’s, uh, business (noted on the last link) was resolved successfully or not. But we do salute America’s small business owners.

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