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Sports Minute: Vikings draft LSU WR Jefferson 22nd and TCU CB Gladney 31st

5 months 3 days 9 hours ago Thursday, April 23 2020 Apr 23, 2020 April 23, 2020 10:22 PM April 23, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

By DAVE CAMPBELL
AP Pro Football Writer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have taken LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson with the 22nd overall pick in the NFL draft. They also traded down to select TCU cornerback Jeff Gladney with the 31st choice. The slot for Jefferson came from Buffalo in the trade that sent wide receiver Stefon Diggs to the Bills. Jefferson set a school record with 111 receptions in 2019 for the national champions. The Vikings sent the 25th selection to San Francisco and moved down six spots for Gladney while gaining additional picks in the fourth and fifth round from the 49ers.

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