Green Bay, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Former UMD placekicker David Nadeau began his professional football career on Friday, participating in a rookie orientation camp with the Green Bay Packers.
Nadeau was signed to a tryout deal with Green Bay following the 2012 NFL Draft, that after completing a four-year career with the Bulldogs.
A White Bear Lake native, Nadeau was named three times to the all-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference first team and owns 15 placekicking records at UMD.
The former Bulldog is also the school's all-time leading scorer among placekickers.
He won two NCAA Division II national championships with the Bulldogs, including the 2010 title in which he kicked the game-winning field goal as time expired.
Zach Schneider sat down with Nadeau prior to his depature for Green Bay to talk about his time as a Bulldog and his chance to play pro football.