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Minnesota Vikings Draft Details

By VikingsTickets.com | Posted Wednesday, May 2

The NFL draft has come to completion and NFL teams are ready to surge ahead full steam with new rosters loaded with up and coming talent.  The Minnesota Vikings selected running back Adrian Peterson in the first round of the NFL draft. Peterson, drafted 7th overall by the Vikings, is listed as a 6'2", 217 pound running machine. The Minnesota Vikings will use Adrian Peterson in conjunction with current strong running back Chester Taylor. The other Minnesota Vikings draftees include:

RB Adrian Peterson

University of Oklahoma

First round, seventh overall

WR Sidney Rice

University of South Carolina

Second round, 44th overall

CB Marcus McCauley

Fresno State University

Third round, 72nd overall

DE Brian Robison

University of Texas

Fourth round, 102nd overall

WR Aundrae Allison

East Carolina University

Fifth Round, 146th overall

LB Rufus Alexander

University of Oklahoma

Sixth Round, 176th overall

QB Tyler Thigpen

Coastal Carolina

Seventh Round, 217th overall

WR Chandler Williams

Florida International University

Seventh Round, 233rd overall