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2015 Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database, v4.0

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I thought about giving the Mock Draft Database the week off this week, in light of yesterday's big trade for wide receiver Mike Wallace and the dominance that the wide receiver position has had in our database thus far. However, I figured that we could see the change next week whether we take this week off or not, so we're back with Version 4.0 of the 2015 Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database.

We are now officially up to 70 mocks in the database this week, so let's start out with the full list of mocks that went into this week's numbers.

Site Name Date Round 1 (11) Round 2 (45) Round 3 (76)
DraftTek Consensus 13-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Kevin Johnson, CB, Wake Forest Clive Walford, TE, Miami
NFL.com Brian Baldinger 13-Mar Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama
Draft Utopia Chris Ransom 12-Mar Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama Alex Carter, CB, Stanford Arie Kouandjio, OL, Alabama
SI.com Chris Burke 12-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
CBS Sports Pete Prisco 11-Mar Landon Collins, S, Alabama
CBS Sports Rob Rang 11-Mar La'el Collins, OL, Louisiana State
CBS Sports Dane Brugler 11-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Sports GIF Site 11-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
The Sports Bank Paul Banks 11-Mar Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
UT San Diego Eddie Brown 11-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Jay Ajayi, RB, Boise State Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB, Oregon
Vikings Journal Bo Mitchell 11-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
Walter Football Walt 11-Mar Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama Kevin Johnson, CB, Wake Forest Ali Marpet, OL, Hobart
Great Blue North Site 9-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
SB Nation Dan Kadar 9-Mar Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
Walter Football Charlie Campbell 9-Mar Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama Alex Carter, CB, Stanford Kwon Alexander, LB, Louisiana State
Bigfoot Sports Bigfoot 8-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
NFL Spin Zone Stephen Forsha 8-Mar Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
Ourlads Site 8-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Geeking Football Site 7-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Draft Season Lupagus 6-Mar Landon Collins, S, Alabama Eric Kendricks, LB, UCLA Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB, Oregon
EDS Football Kevin Hanson 6-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Football's Future Robert Davis 6-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Turf Show Times Douglas M 6-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Vikings Territory Brent LaBathe 6-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
CBS Sports Pat Kirwan 5-Mar Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama
Draft Ace Site 5-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Draft Season All-Blogger 5-Mar Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
ESPN In$ider Mel Kiper 5-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
NFL Draft Geek Site 5-Mar Shane Ray, DE, Missouri Ty Sambrailo, OT, Colorado State
Vikings Territory Adam Warwas 5-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
With the First Pick Carl Cockerham 5-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Ty Sambrailo, OT, Colorado State
Pats Pulpit Rich Hill 4-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
XN Sports Sam Spiegelman 4-Mar Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford
Behind the Steel Curtain Big Jay 3-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Ronald Darby, CB, Florida State A.J. Cann, G, South Carolina
NFL.com Lance Zierlein 3-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
International Business Times Anthony Riccobono 2-Mar T.J. Clemmings, OT, Pittsburgh
NESN Doug Kyed 2-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
NFL Draft Blitz Jonathan Mack 2-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Roto Professor Eric Stashin 2-Mar Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
Blogging the Boys Draft Cowboys 28-Feb La'el Collins, OL, Louisiana State
NFL.com Bucky Brooks 27-Feb Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Optimum Scouting Eric Galko 27-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Draft King Lou Pickney 26-Feb Danny Shelton, DT, Washington
ESPN In$ider Todd McShay 26-Feb Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Pride of Detroit Alex Reno 26-Feb Shane Ray, DE, Missouri
Rotoworld Josh Norris 26-Feb Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Sabotage Football Site 26-Feb Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington
NFL.com Daniel Jeremiah 25-Feb Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama
NFL.com Charles Davis 25-Feb Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
Sports on Earth Matt Brown 25-Feb Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Gang Green Nation David Wyatt 24-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Scout Recruiting Jamie Newberg 24-Feb La'el Collins, OL, Louisiana State
College Football Metrics R.C. Fisher 23-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington Laken Tomlinson, G, Duke
The Big Lead Jason McIntyre 23-Feb Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford
Vikings Territory Austin Belisle 21-Feb Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington
Inside the Iggles Anthony DiBona 20-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Stampede Blue Stephen Reed 20-Feb Danny Shelton, DT, Washington
Draft Fever Site 19-Feb Ereck Flowers, OT, Miami (FL)
NewsDay Nick Klopsis 17-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
NJ.com Jordan Raanan 16-Feb Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
The Red Mieni Site 16-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Arizona Republic Bob McManaman 13-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Sporting News Eric Galko 13-Feb La'el Collins, OL, Louisiana State
Draft Season Ultimate 11-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Paul Dawson, LB, Texas Christian
Pro Football Spot Matt LaPan 11-Feb Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
The Viking Age Adam Carlson 8-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
New York Post Steve Serby 7-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Draft Season Onebar 30-Jan DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Vikings Territory Carl Knowles 30-Jan DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Vikings Territory Brett Anderson 26-Jan Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington

There have been a few changes, number-wise, but nothing too significant. I'm guessing, however, that will change next week as more mock drafts are changed to reflect the Wallace trade. I don't think it will necessarily eliminate the Vikings taking a wide receiver at #11, but it wouldn't be surprising to see the primary focus shift to different places.

For now, however, the wide receivers continue to top our board, but they're below 50% for the first time, as they hold 32 of the 70 selections on our board (45.7%). Louisville receiver DeVante Parker continues to hold our top overall spot with 20 of those 70 selections (28.6%), which is up from the 17 he had last week. Kevin White of West Virginia and Amari Cooper of Alabama both increased their holdings this week as well, as they both jumped from four selections to six (8.6% each).

Next we have the defensive backs, who I suspect will take over next week, holding on to 19 of our 70 selections (27.1%). Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes continues to lead the way for them, as he's gone from 15 selections last week to 17 this time around (24.3%). Alabama safety Landon Collins holds steady this week with two selections (2.9%).

Offensive linemen, who I guess will also see a jump next week, are next on the list with 12 total picks (17.1%). Brandon Scherff of Iowa picked up an extra selection this week to bump him up from three to four (5.7%), enough to tie him with LSU guard La'el Collins (5.7%). Andrus Peat of Stanford held steady with two selections (2.9%), while Ereck Flowers and T.J. Clemmings each held on to one selection (1.4% each).

The rest of the spots remain the same this time around. Defensive linemen continue to hold four picks (5.7%) in this week's database, as Shane Ray and Danny Shelton each account for two selections this week (2.9% each), while Shaq Thompson holds steady at the linebacker spot with three selections (4.3%).

So, on to the graphical representations, starting with this week's donut graph and a breakdown of this week's selections.

Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database v4.0

And, lastly, the Jell-o salad graph depicting the overall trend. Like I said, next week at this time I'm guessing the purple sections of this graph will be much smaller than they currently are.

Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database Trends v4.0

So that's your mock draft database for this week, ladies and gentlemen. What kind of changes will the next seven days bring? You'll have to be here next week to find out!