(Minneapolis, MN) — Vikings star receiver Adam Thielen is a nominee for a popular NFL off-field honor. The pass catcher is in the running for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. Thielen runs the Thielen Foundation, which focuses on youth development and has donated more than two-point-five-million dollars to Twin Cities organizations. The foundation also began a Change-Thru-Sport program in 2020, which renovated the weight room and repaired the stadium lights at Brooklyn Center High School.
Vikings Receiver Adam Thielen Is Nominee For Walter Payton Award
By Ashley Hanley|2022-12-07T06:53:30-06:00December 7th, 2022|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!