Jim Carter Kleinsasser( born January 31, 1977, in Carrington, North Dakota) is an American Football player who currently plays fullback and tight end for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League


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Jim Carter Kleinsasser( born January 31, 1977, in Carrington, North Dakota) is an American Football player who currently plays fullback and tight end for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League.

He attended the University of North Dakota and played for the Fighting Sioux football team.

He is commonly known by his nickname, “Jim Clank Clank.” He was born Jimmy Carter Kleinsasser.

His middle name is in honor of his father, Carter Kleinsasser.

Jim Kleinsasser attended Carrington High School in Carrington, North Dakota, and was a letterman and a standout in football, basketball, and track & field.

In football, he was a two-time All-Region honoree and All-State honoree and was twice named the Gatorade Circle of Champions North Dakota Player of the Year.

At Carrington High School, Jim was a starter on the 1995 Class B State Championship basketball team.

In track, he has N.D. Class B State Track and Field Meet records for shot and discus.

Jim is a tight end used mostly for run blocking.

He is known for his hard work on and off the field and for his competitive spirit.

On February 27, 2009, The Minnesota Vikings signed TE Jim to a three-year deal worth $9 million.

Games and Starts 133 games/104 starts

Jim Carter Kleinsasser is the only remaining Viking from the Dennis Green Era of Coaching.

He is the longest-tenured Viking, as he has been playing on the team since being drafted in 1999.

He is playing in his 12th season with the club in 201

Has earned a spot on the USA Today All-Joe Team in 2007 and 2008, honoring the NFL’s overlooked and under-appreciated.

The dominant blocker that was key to the Vikings ranking #1 in the NFL in rushing in 2007.

Has been part of the NFL’s #1-ranked rush offense 2 times during his career- 2002 and 2007.

Helped Adrian Peterson earn NFL Rookie of the Year honors in 2007 and set the NFL single-game rushing record with 296 yards vs. San Diego (11/4/07).

Only Steve Jordan (149) has started more games at TE than Jim’s 104 for the Viking.

A key element in the Vikings is ranking #1 in the NFL in the offense for the 1st time in franchise history in 2003 and leading the NFL in rushing for the 1st time in 2002.

Set career-highs in 2003 with 46 catches, 401 yards, and 4 TD.

Ranked 3rd on the team in catches in 2002 and 2003

A key element in leading Robert Smith to 1,000-yard seasons in 1999 and 2000, Michael Bennett in 2002, Chester Taylor in 2006, and Adrian Peterson in 2007 and 2008.

Has blocked for a 1,000-yard runner in 6 of his NFL seasons.

Has paved the way for 5 of the top 6 single-season rushing performances in Vikings history, Peterson’s 1,760 yards in 2008, Smith’s 1,521 yards in 2000, Peterson’s 1,331 in 2007, Bennett’s 1,296 in 2002, and Taylor’s 1,216 in 2006.

Helped the 2002 Vikings lead the NFL in rushing for the 1st time in team history.

Played FB, H-back, and TE during his rookie campaign.

Made his 1st start in the NFL vs. Oakland (9/19/99).

Drafted in the 2nd round (44th overall) of the 1999 NFL draft.

Vikings traded picks 59, 73, and 163 to the Steelers in the 1999 Draft in order to acquire Jim with the 44th pick.

NFL History 2008 Helped Peterson become the 1st Vikings RB to lead the NFL in rushing with a team-record 1,760 yards and 10 games over the 100-yard mark.

He led the team to NFC North title, the 1st time since 2000 winning a Divisional crown.

Played in all 16 games for the 4th straight season.

Caught 2 passes, 17 yards each, vs. Philadelphia (1/4/09) in Wild Card playoffs

Had a season-long 34-yard catch vs. Detroit (10/12).

Earned spot on the USA Today All-Joe Team for the 2nd straight season.


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