NFL Draft 2018: Minnesota Vikings 7-round mock draft – 1.0

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3. player. Scouting Report. Pick Analysis. C/OG. Arkansas. FrankRagnow. 60

Last year, the Vikings picked up a major cornerstone on the offensive line with stud rookie center Pat Elflein. Going into his second season, Minnesota would be wise to make another addition to the interior offensive line since Joe Berger has now retired and Nick Easton is coming off of a major ankle injury.

Ragnow was a top tier center in the NCAA in 2017 before a suffering a severe, high ankle sprain. Playing in the SEC, Ragnow was extremely impressive.

He did not allow a sack in 2015 or 2016 and projects well for similar efficiency at the next level. Ragnow is very consistent in pass-protection and is able to hold a strong base, not giving up ground.

Like Tyrell Crosby, Ragnow also plays with aggression in the run game. He is skilled at getting downhill and using innate raw strength to drive defenders.

At the end of the day, he is not going to blow you away with the tape. He’s going to put his head down, do his job, and play with physicality. Coincidentally, that is the mindset the Vikings have built with their revamped offensive line.

Ragnow will have a chance to compete for a starting spot in 2018 and will provide solid depth at the very least.