Peter Pujals Signs With Minnesota Vikings
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Former Holy Cross quarterback Peter Pujals has signed a free agent contract with the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. Pujals will take part in the Vikings’ rookie mini-camp in May.
Pujals was named second team All-Patriot League in 2017, marking the third time he earned All-Conference honors. He was previously named to the All-Patriot League first team in 2015 and the second team in 2014. Pujals started all 11 games at quarterback for the Crusaders in 2017, connecting on 238 of 430 passes for 2,776 yards and 17 touchdowns. He also rushed the ball 82 times for 151 yards and three scores, while finishing the year with 2,927 yards of total offense. Pujals ranked second in the Patriot League in both passing yards and yards of total offense, while standing third in pass efficiency (119.4 rating).
Over the course of his Holy Cross career, he hit on 1,071 of 1,796 attempts for 11,695 yards and 84 touchdowns, while rushing 511 times for 1,756 yards and 19 scores. Pujals ranks first all-time at Holy Cross in career games played (48), career games started (46) and career pass attempts; while standing second in career passing yards, career completions, career yards of total offense (13,451) and career touchdown passes.