Vikings draft LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson at No. 22

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FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson (2) runs against Oklahoma cornerback Woodi Washington (5) during the second half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game in Atlanta. This year’s NFL draft features a superb group of wide receivers, including Jefferson, who are expected to make immediate impacts in the NFL.(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have taken LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson with the 22nd overall pick in the NFL draft. The slot came from Buffalo in the trade that sent wide receiver Stefon Diggs to the Bills. Jefferson set a school record with 111 receptions in 2019 for the national champions. The Vikings also have the 25th overall selection in the first round.