KSTP Sports team breaks down the Vikings 2020 Draft

The Minnesota Vikings had a plentiful 2020 NFL Draft. The KSTP Sports team of Joe Schmit, Chris Long and Darren Wolfson breakdown what the Vikings did and didn’t do.

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Click player names in the table below to link to stories that include each player’s post-draft video press conference

Rd Pick Overall Player Pos College
1 22 22 Justin Jefferson WR LSU
1 31 31 Jeff Gladney CB TCU
2 26 58 Ezra Cleveland OT Boise St
3 25 89 Cameron Dantzler CB Miss. St.
4 11 117 D.J. Wonnum DE South Carolina
4 24 130 James Lynch DL Baylor
4 26 132 Troy Dye LB Oregon
5 24 169 Harrison Hand CB Temple
5 31 176 KJ Osborn WR Miami (Fla.)
6 24 203 Blake Brandel LT Oregon St.
6 26 205 Josh Metellus S Michigan
7 5 225 Kenny Willekes DE Michigan St.
7 30 244 Nate Stanley QB Iowa
7 35 249 Brian Cole II S Mississippi St.
7 39 253 Kyle Hinton OL Washburn Univ.

As for the Minnesota Gophers, they had five players selected.

Antoine Winfield Jr. – DB Round 2, 45th pick by Tampa Bay

Tyler Johnson – WR Round 5, 161st pick by Tampa Bay

Kamal Martin – LB Round 5, 175th pick by Green Bay

Carter Coughlin – DE Round 7, 218th pick by New York Giants

Chris Williamson – DB Round 7, 247th pick by New York Giants

Also drafted locally was Ben Bartch, an offensive tackle by the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was selected in the 4th round with the 116th pick out of St. John’s(MN). Former Cretin-Derham Hall star Jashon Cornell went to Detroit in the 7th round. He’s a defensive tackle from Ohio St.

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