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2015 Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database, v6.0

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We're getting closer to the 2015 NFL Draft, and our 2015 Mock Draft Database continues to grow and evolve. We're now up to 90 mock drafts, and we now have a new position group at the top of the chart. Let's take a look at what we've got for this week.

Site Name Date Round 1 (11) Round 2 (45) Round 3 (76)
Bigfoot Sports Bigfoot 28-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Stephone Anthony, LB, Clemson
CBS Sports Will Brinson 27-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
EDS Football Kevin Hanson 27-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Bernardrick McKinney, LB, Mississippi State Arie Kouandjio, OL, Alabama
FanSpeak Steve Shoup 27-Mar Marcus Peters, CB, Washington Duke Johnson, RB, Miami (FL) Trey Flowers, DE, Arkansas
Inside the Iggles Giorgos Kassakos 27-Mar Landon Collins, S, Alabama
NFL Draft Blitz Jonathan Mack 27-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
National Fanatic James Fedewa 26-Mar La'el Collins, OL, Louisiana State
NewsDay Nick Klopsis 26-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
NFL.com Lance Zierlein 26-Mar Danny Shelton, DT, Washington
Total Sports Live Nick Barlotta 26-Mar Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
Yahoo! Sports Shaun King 26-Mar Landon Collins, S, Alabama
Draft Utopia Chris Ransom 25-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Jay Ajayi, RB, Boise State Shaquille Mason, G, Georgia Tech
DraftTek Consensus 25-Mar Vic Beasley, LB, Clemson Bernardrick McKinney, LB, Mississippi State Tre' Jackson, G, Florida State
NFL Draft Room Site 25-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa Anthony Harris, S, Virginia
NFL Spin Zone Keegan Matheson 25-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
NFL.com Charles Davis 25-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Optimum Scouting Eric Galko 25-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Carl Davis, DT, Iowa
Pride of Detroit Alex Reno 25-Mar Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama
Pro Football Spot Scott Carasik 25-Mar Alvin Dupree, DE, Kentucky
The Sports Bank Paul Banks 25-Mar Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
UT San Diego Eddie Brown 25-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Tevin Coleman, RB, Indiana Ali Marpet, G, Hobart
Walter Football Walt 25-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington Cedric Ogbuhei, OT, Texas A&M
CBS Sports Pete Prisco 24-Mar Landon Collins, S, Alabama
Stampede Blue Stephen Reed 24-Mar Shane Ray, DE, Missouri Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska
Alpha Football Site 23-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Quinten Rollins, CB, Miami (OH)
CBS Sports Dane Brugler 23-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
CBS Sports Rob Rang 23-Mar Landon Collins, S, Alabama
Draft Season Onebar 23-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington
Great Blue North Site 23-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Breshad Perriman, WR, Central Florida Cedric Ogbuhei, OT, Texas A&M
NFL.com Bucky Brooks 23-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Roto Professor Eric Stashin 23-Mar Ereck Flowers, OT, Miami (FL)
SB Nation Dan Kadar 23-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Scout Recruiting Jamie Newberg 23-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Walter Football Charlie Campbell 23-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State T.J. Clemmings, OL, Pittsburgh Kwon Alexander, LB, Louisiana State
College Football Metrics R.C. Fisher 22-Mar Marcus Peters, CB, Washington T.J. Clemmings, OL, Pittsburgh David Johnson, RB, Northern Iowa
Draft Season Ultimate 20-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Denzel Perryman, LB, Miami (FL)
FF Toolbox Site 20-Mar Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford
Sun Sentinel Omar Kelly 20-Mar Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
First Down (Danish) Lars Aanæs 19-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
Purple Reign Will Grabill 19-Mar Marcus Peters, CB, Washington
The Viking Age Adam Carlson 19-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Draft King Lou Pickney 18-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
NFL.com Daniel Jeremiah 18-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Rotoworld Josh Norris 18-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
DC Pro Sports Report Site 17-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska Danielle Hunter, DE, Louisiana State
Draft Ace Site 17-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Draft Season Lupagus 17-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Denzel Perryman, LB, Miami (FL) Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB, Oregon
Real GM Jeff Risdon 17-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
900 Football Links Jay Goldberg 16-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
Draft Dynamo Site 16-Mar Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin Jalen Collins, CB, Louisiana State
NFL Draft Geek Site 16-Mar Shane Ray, DE, Missouri Arik Armstead, DL, Oregon
The Red Mieni Site 16-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
NFL.com Charley Casserly 15-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Today's Pigskin Stephen Sheehan 15-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Vikings Territory Austin Belisle 15-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Designated Scouting Geoffrey Godfrey 14-Mar Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin
Mock Draft Heaven Site 14-Mar Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford
Mock Draft HQ D. Wash 14-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
XN Sports Sam Spiegelman 14-Mar Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford
NFL.com Brian Baldinger 13-Mar Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama
SI.com Chris Burke 12-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Sports GIF Site 11-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Vikings Journal Bo Mitchell 11-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
Ourlads Site 8-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Geeking Football Site 7-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 Season All-Blogger 5-Mar Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
ESPN In$ider Mel Kiper 5-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Vikings Territory Adam Warwas 5-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
With the First Pick Carl Cockerham 5-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Ty Sambrailo, OT, Colorado State
Pats Pulpit Rich Hill 4-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Behind the Steel Curtain Big Jay 3-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Ronald Darby, CB, Florida State A.J. Cann, G, South Carolina
International Business Times Anthony Riccobono 2-Mar T.J. Clemmings, OT, Pittsburgh
NESN Doug Kyed 2-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
Blogging the Boys Draft Cowboys 28-Feb La'el Collins, OL, Louisiana State
ESPN In$ider Todd McShay 26-Feb Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Sabotage Football Site 26-Feb Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington
Sports on Earth Matt Brown 25-Feb Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Gang Green Nation David Wyatt 24-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
The Big Lead Jason McIntyre 23-Feb Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford
Draft Fever Site 19-Feb Ereck Flowers, OT, Miami (FL)
NJ.com Jordan Raanan 16-Feb Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Arizona Republic Bob McManaman 13-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Sporting News Eric Galko 13-Feb La'el Collins, OL, Louisiana State
New York Post Steve Serby 7-Feb DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Vikings Territory Carl Knowles 30-Jan DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Vikings Territory Brett Anderson 26-Jan Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington

As you can see, one name is opening up a pretty significant lead over the rest of the field.

For the first time since we started our database for this year, a group other than the wide receivers is leading the way, as the defensive backs have taken over the top spot in our chart. They now hold 42 of our 90 selections (46.7%), and our overall leader is now Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes. Waynes now holds 35 selections in our table (38.9%), which means he's now pretty much lapping the field. Alabama safety Landon Collins holds steady this week with four selections (4.4%), while Washington cornerback Marcus Peters jumped from one selection to three in this week's database (3.3%).

The wide receiver position has dropped to second on the list, hanging on to 23 of our selections (25.6%). Louisville receiver DeVante Parker continues to lead the way, but dropped from 20 to 16 selections this week (17.8%). The other two receivers represented also saw their totals drop this week, as Kevin White of West Virginia went from six selections to four (4.4%), while Amari Cooper of Alabama fell from five to three (3.3%).

Offensive linemen have narrowed the gap on the receivers a little bit, as they sit in third place with 16 of our 90 selections this week (17.8%). Four of the five offensive linemen represented this week saw their totals increase. Brandon Scherff, the guard/tackle out of Iowa, continues to lead the way with six selections (6.7%), up one from last week. Stanford tackle Andrus Peat went from three selections to four (4.4%), LSU lineman La'el Collins went from two to three (3.3%), and Ereck Flowers from "The U" saw his total go from one to two (2.2%). Pitt offensive tackle T.J. Clemmings held on to his one selection this week (1.1%).

The defensive line continues to lag behind a bit, garnering only four selections this week (4.4%). Missouri defensive end Shane Ray held steady with two selections this week (2.2%), but Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton saw his total drop from two to one (1.1%). One of our two debuts this week comes from Kentucky defensive end Alvin "Bud" Dupree, who found his way into one selection this week (1.1%).

Linebackers have three selections in this week's database (3.3%), with Washington linebacker/safety hybrid Shaq Thompson continuing to hold on to his two selections this week (2.2%). Our other debut this week is Clemson outside linebacker Vic Beasley, whose name appears once in our database (1.1%).

Rounding things out, Melvin Gordon out of Wisconsin is holding it down for the running back position with two selections (2.2%).

Let's get on to the visuals here, starting with this week's donut graph, and you can see that the slice held by Trae Waynes is just as ridiculously large as the one that DeVante Parker held earlier on in our process.

Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database v6.0

And now on to the trend graph, where the blue section continues to grow and the purple one continues to shrink.

Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database Trends v6.0

Next week, we'll get up to the magical 100 mark in the database. After that, I likely won't be adding any more, but rather weeding out ones that haven't been updated recently to get a more accurate look at what the trend is as we get closer to draft day.

But that's the Mock Draft Database for this week, ladies and gentlemen. Enjoy!