|Born:||August 12, 1948|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||223 lb (101 kg)|
|High school:||Madison (WI) West|
|NFL Draft:||1970 / Round: 10 / Pick: 259|
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Born in the Westmorland district of Madison, Wisconsin, he graduated from Madison West High School in 1966, where he was an all-state running back and track and field standout. His state record in shot put of 66 ft 7 in (20.29 m) in 1966 stood for 39 years. He accepted a football scholarship to the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a star halfback and tight end on some of the worst teams in Badger history, which won just three games in his three varsity years of 1967-1969, all in his senior season.
In the 1970 NFL Draft, Voigt was selected in the tenth round by the Vikings and played in three Super Bowls all losses. He retired after the 1980 season, and was a color commentator on Vikings radio broadcasts from and
Voigt is the former Chairman of the Board of First Commercial Bank in Bloomington, Minnesota. In April 2006, he approved a loan increase and extension to Hennessy Financial, LLC owner Jeffrey Gardner, who personally owed him 4.5 million dollars. Gardner failed to disclose the debt.
Voigt faced charges in a Ponzi scheme: two counts of conspiracy to commit mail fraud; four counts of mail fraud; five counts of bank fraud; and seven counts of giving false statements on a loan application. He also faced sixteen counts of making monetary transactions in criminally-derived property, two counts of making false statements to the FDIC .
A federal jury convicted Voigt on one count of bank fraud, and was ordered to pay a $100,000 fine by U.S. District Judge He served a six-month sentence at Federal Prison Camp, Duluth, and was released on May 26, 2017.
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