Vikings Select DE Crichton in 3rd Round

By KBJR News 1

Vikings Select DE Crichton in 3rd Round

May 9, 2014 Updated May 10, 2014 at 8:29 PM CDT

Minneapolis, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Minnesota Vikings selected former Oregon State defensive end Scott Crichton with the 72nd overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, again trying to bolster the team's defense after picking former UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr in the first round.

Crichton started 13 games this past season for Oregon State, finishing with 47 tackles and 7.5 sacks to go along with three forced fumbles for the Beavers.

He leaves that program as the all-time leader in forced fumbles (10), and he is ranked third all-time in sacks (22.5).

Below are listed the rest of Minnesota's selections in the 2014 NFL Draft.

9. Anthony Barr --- LB, UCLA
32. Teddy Bridgewater --- QB, Louisville
72. Scott Crichton --- DE, Oregon State
96. Jerick McKinnon --- RB, Georgia-Southern

Posted by Zach Schneider
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