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Big Numbers: Vikings 2021 NFL Draft Class

Minnesota Vikings
06 May 2021, 04:37 GMT+10

Craig Peters

The 2021 NFL Draft is in the books, with the Vikings having added 11 players over the course of three days, despite not making selections in the second or seventh round.

The picks are scheduled to attend a rookie minicamp at Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center from May 13-16.

Here is one big number for each member of the Vikings draft class (listed in order of selection).

Christian Darrisaw, T, Virginia Tech (No. 23 pick) 95.6

Overall grade in 2020 season by analytics site Pro Football Focus, which was the highest for a player in a Power 5 conference

Kellen Mond, QB, Texas A&M (No. 66 pick) 9,661

Career passing yards; a school record that ranks 11th in SEC history

Chazz Surratt, LB, North Carolina (No. 78 pick) 22.5

Career tackles for loss in two seasons after switching from playing QB for the Tar Heels

Wyatt Davis, G, Ohio State (No. 86 pick) 4

Sacks assessed to Davis in his Buckeyes career (812 pass-blocking snaps)

Patrick Jones II, DE, Pittsburgh (No. 90 pick) 9.0

Sacks in 2020 to lead the ACC and rank fifth nationally

Kene Nwangwu, RB, Iowa State (No. 119 pick) 28.9

Yards per kickoff return in 2020, which ranked third in the Big 12, seventh nationally and is the second-highest average in a season in school history

Camryn Bynum, S, California (No. 125 pick) 42

Starts at cornerback over four seasons with the Bears - the only Cal player to start that many at any position from 2017-20

Janarius Robinson, DE, Florida State (No. 134 pick) 35 1/4

Length in inches of Robinson's arms, which is 1 inch longer than Danielle Hunter's arms and 3/4 inches longer than Stephen Weatherly's; D.J. Wonnum's measured at 34 1/8 inches

Ihmir Smith-Marsette, WR, Iowa (No. 157 pick) 28.7

Career average on kickoff returns, which ranks second in Big Ten history

Zach Davidson, TE, Central Missouri (No. 168 pick) 225

Yards on five catches at Missouri Western (Sept. 21, 2019), which is the most by a Mules TE in a single game

Jaylen Twyman, DT, Pittsburgh (No. 199 pick) 10.5

Sacks recorded during the 2019 season to become the first interior defensive lineman to lead the Panthers in sacks in a season since Aaron Donald

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