Lineman Asper making a hurried transition

The Vikings' newest offensive lineman had one busy Labor Day weekend. He recounted the multiple possibilities that ended with him taking a quick flight out of Buffalo and leaving his family behind.
September 4, 2012

Vikings add Asper, announce practice squad

The Vikings added OL Mark Asper after claiming him on waivers from the Buffalo Bills and started their practice squad.
September 1, 2012

Asper saves man's life

Los Angeles -- Oregon offensive lineman Mark Asper apparently saved a man's life tonight at Lowery's Steak House by performing the Heimlich Maneuver to dislodge a piece of steak from the gentleman's throat.
December 28, 2011

Refining the Fine Steel

Disneyland -- Mark Asper, 6-7, 325 called this week's practice, "refining the fine steel," as the No. 5 Oregon Ducks prepare for the the No. 10 Wisconsin Badgers in the 98th Annual Rose Bowl on January 2, 2012. Asper, along with several teammates were at Disneyland on Tuesday as part of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses. Oregon arrived in Southern California on Monday.
December 27, 2011

Mark Asper Recruitment Hits Sour Note

Where once BYU had a seemingly insurmountable advantage just two weeks ago over rival Pac-10 colleges for this 6-7, 275-pound LDS mission-bound high school offensive line prospect with a 27-inch vertical, they are apparently now out of the recruiting picture.
January 7, 2004