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2019 NFL Draft Results: Minnesota Vikings select Dru Samia

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Another offensive lineman for the purple

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After trading up in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings have acquired more help for the offensive line.

With the 114th pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings have selected Dru Samia, an offensive lineman from Oklahoma University.

Here’s what Lance Zierlein of NFL.com had to say about Samia, who he actually had projected as a fourth-round pick.

Vocal leader who has cut his teeth with an Oklahoma offensive line that has dripped with aggression and attitude during his four years as a starter. Samia is a loose-limbed, athletic guard whose foot quickness and second-level agility make him much more attractive as a move guard rather than a base-blocking option. His length and movement skills are a big plus, but issues with core strength and body control at the point of attack must be improved in order to survive against NFL power.

Sounds like a pretty solid fit for me, and the Vikings have now added a second offensive lineman that could, potentially, become a contributor early on.

Welcome to Minnesota, Dru Samia!