Mandan’s star Elijan Klein chooses to play football at UND

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Mandan Basketball and Football star Elijah Klein has decided that we will go to the University of North Dakota and play football.

This season, Klein had a breakout year on the gridiron. He was named all-state as a wide receiver. He also recorded 1,000 receiving yards, which was a first in Mandan school history.

Here is the 6-foot-8 rising senior on why he chose the Fighting Hawks.

“All of their coaches showed interest,” Klein said, “not just certain ones. So that was a major part of it. Also, my mom when there, my brother went there, my sister did a little bit of time there so it’s kind of family thing too.”

Elijah also said that we went on a visit Monday and made the decision that afternoon. He announced his decision today via Twitter.

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