Madsen with the Raiders
|Date of birth:May 9, 1983|
|Place of birth: Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Undrafted in 2006|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Oakland Raiders ( 2006– 2008)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* UFL champion (2009)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
He graduated in 2001 from Hunter High School in West Valley City, Utah having never played football. He played basketball in high school. He played college football for Snow College, his first organized team.
Originally a wide receiver, Madsen was converted to tight end in order to make the team. He was the only undrafted free agent to make the Raiders' main 53-man squad in 2006. Madsen was an exclusive-rights free agent in 2008 and re-signed on March 21. He was released by the team on September 20 after tight end Ben Troupe was signed.
Madsen signed with the Detroit Lions on May 11, 2010 but was waived on May 14.