Hoeven Congratulates Carson Wentz on Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement congratulating Carson Wentz, quarterback for the North Dakota State University Bison football team, on his draft by the Philadelphia Eagles.

“Congratulations to Carson Wentz, who tonight capped an outstanding season and historic fifth FCS national championship victory by being the second overall pick in the NFL draft, selected by the Philadelphia Eagles. Carson’s talent, drive and remarkable work ethic make him an outstanding representative for North Dakota and a great choice for the Eagles. Mikey and I, and I’m sure all of North Dakota are proud to have this native son.

“Congratulations also go to the entire Bison team and NDSU coach Chris Klieman for their exceptional ability to play as team, making every one of them a champ.”