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In Play with Craig Mattick: George Amundson

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He is South Dakota's high school record holder in the discus throw, was a college football All-American for Iowa State, and is a former first round pick in the National Football League. George Amundson, who grew up in Aberdeen, has had quite a life in sports. To this day, his discus throw of 211 ft 4 in. in 1969 is the longest held record in South Dakota high school track and field.