Vikings Sign Scott Crichton To Rookie Contract

Posted May 22, 2014

On Thursday the Vikings announced that 2014 Draft pick DE Scott Crichton has signed his rookie contract with the club.

Crichton, a 3rd-round (#72 overall) selection by the Vikings in 2014, was named an honorable mention All-American by Sports Illustrated following his junior season in 2013. In his final season at Oregon State, Crichton recorded 47 tackles and 7.5 sacks. He finished 11th in the nation with 19.0 TFLs in 2013. During his 3 seasons at Oregon State, he started 38-of-39 games and tallied 165 tackles, 22.5 sacks, 51.0 TFLs, a school-record 10 forced fumbles and 4 fumble recoveries.

The only other Vikings pick yet to sign his rookie deal is fellow third rounder RB Jerick McKinnon.

Here is the Tweet Crichton posted on Wednesday night showing him inking the deal: