Explained: Why the Vikings Are in Good Hands with the 12th Overall Pick in the Draft

Nov 13, 2021; Knoxville, Tennessee, USA; Georgia Bulldogs defensive lineman Travon Walker (44) stands on the sidelines during the second half against the Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bryan Lynn-USA TODAY Sports

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This is Episode 19 of VikesNow, a YouTube channel devoted to daily Minnesota Vikings analysis. This episode explains how the Vikings are in guaranteed good shape with the 12th overall pick in the draft.

Particularly, the Top 10 prospects, plus a process of elimination are discussed.

Email any feedback — especially constructive criticism — to d.baker@vikingsterritory.com.


Dustin Baker is a political scientist who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Subscribe to his daily YouTube Channel, VikesNow. He hosts a podcast with Bryant McKinnie, which airs every Wednesday with Raun Sawh and Sally from Minneapolis. His Viking fandom dates back to 1996. Listed guilty pleasures: Peanut Butter Ice Cream, ‘The Sopranos,’ and The Doors (the band).

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