NDSU’s Trey Lance taken third overall in NFL Draft by 49ers

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FILE – In this Dec. 21, 2019, file photo, North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance (5) scores a rushing touchdown during the first half of an FCS playoff NCAA college football game against Montana State in Fargo, N.D. All but a few teams in the Football Championship Subdivision shut down in the fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic and will play a spring season culminating with the NCAA playoffs in April and May. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy, File)

CLEVELAND, OHIO (KELO) — Former NDSU quarterback Trey Lance was selected third overall in the 2021 NFL Draft to the San Francisco 49ers.

Lance was one of the names that had been circulating to be picked by the 49ers.

He earned the 2019 Walter Payton Award which is given to the top player in FCS Football.

Lance graduated high school from Marshall High School in Marshall, Minnesota.

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