The Minnesota Vikings entered day three of the NFL Draft with nine draft picks: three fourth rounders, two fifth rounders, one sixth rounder, and three seventh rounders. At the end of the day, the Vikings drafted seven players, while trading two of their picks (one fifth and one seventh) for future draft picks. The Vikings focus included drafting positions of need and/or drafting quality, all-around football players, with an emphasis on good character players.
Position tally of day three: two wide receivers, one fullback/tight end, one corner back, one kicker (!?), one line backer, and one defensive end.
Round 4: Pick 23 (#118 overall) — WR Jarius Wright (Arkansas)
Established new school career-records with 168 receptions for 2,934 yards and finished second in school annals with 24 touchdown grabs. » Continue reading “Wrapping Up Minnesota Vikings’ Day Three Draft Picks”