RON VANDER KELEN

Game 118 | May 19, 1998 | Paul Flatley, Ron Vander Kelen
During their college football careers few players tormented the Gophers as much as Flatley (Northwestern) and Vander Kelen (Wisconsin). Flatley was a fourth-round draft choice of the Minnesota Vikings who went on to be the NFL Rookie of the Year as a wide receiver in 1964. Vander Kelen quarterbacked the Badgers to the Big Ten title and a berth in the 1963 Rose Bowl. It was the first time in bowl history that a #1 team (USC) would meet a #2 team in a bowl. USC won, but Vander Kelen was named the game's MVP. He backed up Fran Tarkenton as a Viking quarterback from 1964-1967.


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