Over the course of the past three days, 259 young men had their dreams come true by being told that they were about to become a part of the National Football League. For 11 specific ones, they got the call from Rick Spielman and company, as they had learned that they were about to become the newest members of the Minnesota Vikings.
The team has put together a very nice video of all 11 of the Vikings’ draftees getting the call from the Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center over the course of the weekend, and we’re happy to share it with you here.
It always strikes me how much more excited and emotional the players that are taken later are than the guys that get taken early. I’d have to imagine that it’s because of the relief that they’ve felt after seeing so many other players get selected and wondering whether or not they’re actually going to hear their names get called. But, whether it’s the first pick or the last one, it’s always nice to see these videos.
Kudos for the Vikings for putting this together and sharing it so that we can get a feel for what’s happening behind the scenes on Draft weekend.