Sturgeon Bay’s Jake Bscherer has taken his first step towards playing in the NFL. According to the Duluth News Tribune, Bscherer has been invited to attend the Seattle Seahawks rookie camp May 9-11. According to the Door County Advocate, Bscherer has also accepted an invitation to the Minnesota Vikings rookie camp, which runs this Friday through Sunday. The 6’7, 305 pound offensive tackle was an All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division first-team selection in 2012. He was also a third-team pick on Don Hansen’s Football Gazette’s All-Super Region Three Team. Bscherer was part of a Minnesota-Duluth team which went 10 and 2 this past season and a spot in the NCAA Division II playoffs.
Before his lone season with Minnesota-Duluth (2012), Bscherer was with the University of Wisconsin football team for four years. In three seasons with the Badgers, Bscherer appeared in 37 games (starting three at right tackle, three at left guard, one as an extra tightend). He redshirted in 2008.
Bscherer had a decorated prep career. He was part of Sturgeon Bay’s 2004 Division 4 state championship team, was a two-time all-state selection and Bscherer was named Wisconsin’s Gatorade Player of the Year in 2005. He played for the West team in the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
(Front photo courtesy of Minnesota-Duluth Athletic Department)