The Vikings selected wide receiver Justin Jefferson with the 22nd overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft on Thursday night.
A junior out of LSU, Jefferson measured 6-foot-1 and 202 pounds.
Jefferson had one of the best receiving seasons in LSU history in 2019. He tied for the national lead with 111 catches and finished second in the country overall with 18 touchdown receptions, which trailed only Tigers teammate Ja’Marr Chase’s 20.
He was third in FBS with 1,540 receiving yards and helped the Tigers win the College Football Playoff National Championship.
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