Vikings select LSU's Justin Jefferson in 1st round


Receiver Justin Jefferson was selected by the Minnesota Vikings with the 22nd pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

The 6-foot-1, 202-pound receiver was the last player the Tigers signed in their 2017 class and after a quiet freshman season, went on to have one of the most productive careers of any LSU receiver. 

Jefferson led LSU with 54 catches for 875 yards and six touchdowns his sophomore year and earned second-team All-SEC honors in 2019.

He finished last year with and LSU-record 111 catches. Jeffersons 1,540 yards and 18 touchdowns were second only to his teammate Ja’Marr Chase in the SEC.