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Recapping Rounds 2-3 of 2019 NFL Draft

The second and third rounds of the NFL Draft commenced and concluded in Nashville on Friday night.

Minnesota made two selections and four trades during the evening.

The Vikings tabbed Alabama TE Irv Smith, Jr., in the second round with the 50th overall selection.

General Manager Rick Spielman said Smith could provide a different type of tight end than the Vikings have implemented in the past, and there might be opportunities to run multiple tight end sets to try to create mismatches.

Spielman bounced down a total of four times in the third round, setting a new personal best for swaps within one round, and going from 81st to 88th to 92nd to 93rd to 102nd, which was the final spot of the third round and where Minnesota picked Boise State RB Alexander Mattison.

Spielman likened Mattison's determined runs through contact to those of former running back Latavius Murray.

The following selections were made across the NFL on Friday:

Second Round

33. Arizona: Byron Murphy, CB, Washington

34. Indianapolis (from New York Jets): Rock Ya-Sin, CB, Temple

35. Jacksonville (from Oakland): Jawaan Taylor, T, Florida

36. San Francisco: Deebo Samuel, WR, South Carolina

37. Carolina (from New York Giants through Seattle): Greg Little, T, Mississippi

38. Buffalo (from Jacksonville through Oakland): Cody Ford, G, Oklahoma

39. Tampa Bay: Sean Bunting, CB, Central Michigan

40. Oakland (from Buffalo): Trayvon Mullen, CB, Clemson

41. Denver: Dalton Risner, T, Kansas State

42. Denver (from Cincinnati): Drew Lock, QB, Missouri

43. Detroit: Jahlani Tavai, LB, Hawaii

44. Green Bay: Elgton Jenkins, C, Mississippi State

45. New England (from Los Angeles Rams through Atlanta): Joejuan Williams, CB, Vanderbilt

46. Cleveland (from Indianapolis (from Washington): Greedy Williams, CB, LSU

47. Seattle (from Carolina): Marquise Blair, S, Utah

48. New Orleans (from Miami): Erik McCoy, C, Texas A&M

49. Indianapolis (from Cleveland): Ben Banogu, DE/edge rusher, TCU

50. Minnesota: Irv Smith, Jr., TE, Alabama

51. Tennessee: A.J. Brown, WR, Mississippi

52. Cincinnati (from Pittsburgh through Denver): Drew Sample, TE, Washington

53. Philadelphia (from Baltimore): Miles Sanders, RB, Penn State

54. Houston (from Seattle): Lonnie Johnson, CB, Kentucky

55. Houston: Max Scharping, T, Northern Illinois

56. Kansas City (from Chicago through New England and Los Angeles Rams): Mecole Hardman, WR, Georgia

57. Philadelphia: J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, WR, Stanford

58. Dallas: Trysten Hill, DT, UCF

59. Indianapolis: Parris Campbell, WR, Ohio State

60. Los Angeles Chargers: Nasir Adderley, S, Delaware

61. Los Angeles Rams (from Kansas City): Taylor Rapp, S, Washington

62. Arizona (from New Orleans through Miami): Andy Isabella, WR, Massachusetts

63. Kansas City (from Los Angeles Rams): Juan Thornhill, S, Virginia

64. Seattle (from New England): D.K. Metcalf, WR, Mississippi

Third Round

65. Arizona: Zach Allen, DE, Boston College

66. Pittsburgh (from Oakland): Diontae Johnson, WR, Toledo

67. San Francisco: Jalen Hurd, WR, Baylor

68. New York Jets: Jachai Polite, DE/edge rusher, Florida

69. Jacksonville: Josh Oliver, TE, San Jose State

70. Tampa Bay (from Tampa Bay): Darrell Henderson, RB, Memphis

* New York Giants: Exercised during supplemental draft

71. Denver: Dre'Mont Jones, DT, Ohio State

72. Cincinnati: Germaine Pratt, LB, North Carolina State

73. Chicago (from Detroit through New England): David Montgomery, RB, Iowa State

74. Buffalo: Devin Singletary, RB, Florida Atlantic

75. Green Bay: Jace Sternberger, TE, Texas A&M

76. Washington: Terry McLaurin, WR, Ohio State

77. New England (from Carolina through Seattle): Chase Winovich, DE/edge rusher, Michigan

78. Miami: Michael Deiter, G, Wisconsin

79. Los Angeles Rams (from Atlanta): David Long, CB, Michigan

80. Cleveland: Sione Takitaki, LB, BYU

81. Detroit (from Minnesota): Will Harris, S, Boston College

82. Tennessee: Nate Davis, G, North Carolina-Charlotte

83. Pittsburgh: Justin Layne, CB, Michigan State

84. Kansas City (from Seattle): Khalen Saunders, DT, Western Illinois

85. Baltimore: Jaylon Ferguson, DE/edge rusher, Louisiana Tech

86. Houston: Kahale Warring, TE, San Diego State

87. New England (from Chicago): Damien Harris, RB, Alabama

88. Seattle (from Philadelphia through Detroit and Minnesota): Cody Barton, LB, Utah

89. Indianapolis: Bobby Okereke, LB, Stanford

90. Dallas: Connor McGovern, G, Penn State

91. Los Angeles Chargers: Trey Pipkins, T, Sioux Falls

92. New York Jets (from Kansas City through Seattle and Minnesota): Chuma Edoga, T, Southern Cal

93. Baltimore Ravens (from New Orleans through New York Jets and Minnesota): Miles Boykin, WR, Notre Dame

94. Tampa Bay (from Los Angeles Rams): Jamel Dean, CB, Auburn

95. New York Giants (from New England through Cleveland): Oshane Ximines, Edge rusher, Old Dominion

96. Buffalo (compensatory from Washington): Dawson Knox, TE, Mississippi

97. Los Angeles Rams (compensatory from New England): Bobby Evans, T, Oklahoma

98. Jacksonville (compensatory from Los Angeles Rams through Jacksonville): Quincy Williams, LB, Murray State

99. Tampa Bay (compensatory from Los Angeles Rams through Tampa Bay: Mike Edwards, S, Kentucky

100. Carolina (compensatory): Will Grier, QB, West Virginia

101. New England Los Angeles Rams (compensatory from New England through Los Angeles Rams): Yodny Cajuste, T, West Virginia

102. Minnesota (compensatory from Baltimore): Alexander Mattison, RB, Boise State

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