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A closer look at the 11 rookies signed by the Minnesota Vikings as undrafted free agents in 2021:

Turner Bernard, LS, San Diego State (6-foot-1, 233 pounds)

Spent five years with the Aztecs. … Started four games his true freshman year before tearing his ACL. … Started every game from 2017-20. …. Handled all snapping duties on the punt, extra-point and field-goal teams.

Tuf Borland, LB, Ohio State (6-0, 229)

One of two three-time captains in the 132-year history of Ohio State football. … Three-time consensus honorable mention All-Big Ten. … In seven games as a senior had 48 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss. …. Overall played in 51 games with 228 tackles, 19 TFL and 6.5 sacks.

Christian Elliss, Edge, Idaho (6-2, 228)

In five games this spring and recorded 51 tackles with 2.5 TFL and one sack. … In 2019 as a junior posted 104 tackles, 12.5 TFL, 4.5 sacks, 3.5 passes defense and an interception. … First-team All-Big Sky in 2019. … Son of former NFL All-Pro Luther Elliss.

Zeandae Johnson, DT, California (6-4, 290)

Played all four of Cal’s games in 2020 and had eight tackles. … In 2019 set career highs in tackles (29), TFL (5.0), sacks (3.5), QB hurries (5) and pass breakups (2). … Honorable mention All-Pac-12 as a junior. … Finished with 59 tackles, 9.5 TFL, 5.5 sacks, nine QB hurries, three pass breakups and one forced fumble in 41 games. … Ran a 4.82 in the 40-yard dash at his Pro Day.

Myron Mitchell, WR, UAB (6-1, 180)

Had 29 catches for 436 yards and three touchdowns in nine games in 2020. … Posted 34 receptions for 554 yards and four TDs in 2019. … Named honorable mention All-Conference USA as a redshirt junior and redshirt senior. … 21.6 kick return average with one TD in 23 career returns. … Played first two seasons at Butler Community College.

Riley Patterson, K, Memphis (5-10, 181)

Second in Memphis history with 432 kicking points. … Made 64 of 82 field-goal attempts and 240 of 246 extra-point attempts. … 162 touchbacks on 295 kickoffs. … Made 15 of 21 field-goal attempts in 2020 including a school-record tying 56-yarder. … Also made field goals of 52 and 53 yards as a senior.

Whop Philyor, WR, Indiana (5-11, 180)

As a senior had Big Ten-leading 54 receptions for 495 yards and three touchdowns in eight games. … Consensus honorable mention All-Big Ten pick. … Has most double-digit catch games (7) in Indiana history. … In 2019 recorded 70 catches for 1,002 yards and five TDs. … Named second-team All-Big Ten by the coaches and third team by the media as a junior.

Blake Proehl, WR, ECU (6-1, 186)

In 2020 posted 47 receptions for team-high 577 receiving yards and four touchdowns. … In 2019 had 54 catches for 670 yards and four TDs. … Finished with a streak of 24 consecutive games with at least one reception. … In 31 games recorded 130 receptions for 1,576 yards and nine TDs. … Ran a 4.51 in the 40 at his Pro Day. … Son of longtime NFL wide receiver Ricky Proehl.

Asim Rose, RB, Kentucky (6-1, 214)

Had 106 carries for 666 yards (6.3 average) and two touchdowns in 2020. … Named 2021 Gator Bowl MVP. … In three years at Kentucky rushed 326 times for 1,934 yards (5.9 average) with 13 TDs. … Ran a 4.53 in the 40 at his Pro Day but had 24 reps on the bench press.

Jordon Scott, DT, Oregon (6-0, 311)

Had 15 tackles, 2 TFL and a sack in six games in 2020. … In 43 games recorded 110 tackles, 13 TFL and three sacks. … Named honorable mention All-Pac-12 in 2018 and ’19.

Zach Von Rosenberg, P, LSU (6-5, 245)

Starting punter at LSU from 2017-20. … In 47 games averaged 44.0 yards per punt, with a high of 45.7 in 2018. … Second-team All-SEC in 2020 and ’18. …. Left-footed punter. … Originally committed to LSU as a pitcher in 2009. … Drafted by Pittsburgh in the sixth round of the 2009 MLB draft, played in minors until 2014. … Walked-on to Tigers in 2016 as a tight end.