Compiling All of the Vikings’ Pre-Draft Visits in a Single Spot
Admittedly, the pre-draft craziness isn’t for everyone. The Vikings’ pre-draft visits are an ongoing process. Meetings are a near constant, so it can be difficult to keep everything sorted out.
We here at PurplePTSD are seeking to help.
Below, you’ll find a running tally of all the Vikings’ pre-draft meetings. The goal is simply to be a concise resource for people to rely on. When applicable, we’re also including links over to extra reading if there’s a particular player you’d like to learn more about.
The Vikings’ Pre-Draft Visits: A Tracker
- Tanner McKee, Stanford. Per KSTP’s Darren Wolson, McKee and the Vikings have met as of Tuesday, April 11. PurplePTSD has some extra reading on the young quarterback here and here.
- Will Levis, Kentucky: Levis confirmed at the combine that he spoke with the Vikings (he was even asked to hold a football). Readers can learn more about Levis right here.
- Jaren Hall, BYU. Per KSTP’s Darren Wolfson, the Vikings met with Hall at the Combine and Senior Bowl. Readers can learn more about him right here.
- Evan Hull, Northwestern. Per KSTP’s Darren Wolfson, the Vikings and Evan Hull will have met at some point during the week of April 10. Readers can read more about Hull on PurplePTSD.
- DeWayne McBride, UAB. Per Tom Pelissero, the RB will meet with the Vikings on April 12. Read more about the running back here.
- Quentin Johnston, TCU: Per Ian Rapoport, the Vikings and Quentin Johnston are meeting. Read more about him on PurplePTSD.
- Jordan Addison, USC. Per Ian Rapoport, Jordan Addison will visit the Vikings during the week of April 10th. Readers can learn more about Addison on PurplePTSD.
- Matt Landers, Arkansas. Per Justin Melo, the Vikings and Landers did a virtual meeting.
- Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Ohio State. Per Darren Wolfson (and Tony Pauline!), the Vikings have met with the talented WR. Read more about him on PurplePTSD.
- Anthony Bradford, LSU. Per Aaron Wilson, the Vikings and Bradford are meeting as of April 10. Readers can learn more about Bradford on PurplePTSD.
- Nash Jensen, North Dakota State. Per Ryan Fowler, the two sides met on April 11.
- Colby Sorsdal, William & Mary. Per Darren Wolfson, the young offensive lineman will meet with the Vikings.
- Henry Byrd, Princeton. According to Tom Pelissero, the Vikings and Byrd had a meeting. Read more about the offensive lineman here.
- Calvin Avery, Illinois. Per Aaron Wilson, Avery and the Vikings met on Friday, April 14.
- MJ Anderson, Iowa State. Per Darren Wolfson, the Vikings have met with the defensive end.
- Keion White, Georgia Tech. Per Justin Melo, the Vikings and White have a meeting. Readers can learn more about White right here.
- Isaiah Land, Florida A&M. Per Darren Wolfson, the defender is meeting with the Vikings.
- Byron Young, Tennessee. Per Aaron Wilson, the Vikings and Young will (have already?) meet prior to the draft.
- Mohamoud Diabate, Utah. Per Aaron Wilson, the Vikings and Diabate will have a meeting during the week of April 10. Readers can learn more about the linebacker right here.
- Marte Mapu, Sacramento State. Per Aaron Wilson, Mapu and the Vikings have met.
- Jarrick Bernard-Converse, LSU. Per Aaron Wilson, the Vikings met with Bernard-Converse.
- Emmanuel Forbes, Mississippi State. Per Jon Sokoloff, the Vikings and Forbes have a meeting. Readers can learn more about Forbes on PurplePTSD.
- Mekhi Blackmon, USC. Per Matt Zenitz, the Vikings and Blackmon met on April 11. Readers can learn more about the corner here.
- Isaiah Bolden, Jackson State. Per Tom Pelissero, the corner and kick returner will visit the Vikings.
- Deonte Banks, Maryland. Per Ian Rapoport, Banks and the Vikings have met. Readers can learn more about Banks on PurplePTSD.
- Brian Branch, Alabama. Per Aaron Wilson, Branch and the Vikings have a meeting. Readers can learn more about him on PurplePTSD here and here.
- Jordan Howden, Minnesota. Per Aaron Wilson, the two sides will have/have had a meeting.
Editor’s Note: This tracker will be updated as more information becomes available. Keep checking back to ensure you’re up to date on all that Minnesota has been doing to prepare for the NFL Draft. Interested readers can learn more about the draft in the PurplePTSD Draft Section.