Oklahoma signed Samia (pronounced suh-MEE-uh) as a top 15 offensive tackle recruit nationally out of Sacramento. He started 9 of 12 games at right tackle his true freshman year. In 2016, however, after a start at right tackle in the opener, he was moved to right guard for the final 12 games to earn honorable mention All-Big 12 accolades. Samia stayed at right guard as a junior, starting 12 of 13 games played to land second-team all-conference honors. He was ejected in the Sooners' hotly-contested game against West Virginia for throwing a punch. Samia started all 14 games on the Joe Moore Award-winning Oklahoma offensive line in 2018, garnering second-team All-American notice from the Associated Press and a first-team All-Big 12 nod from league coaches.
Vocal leader who has cut his teeth with an Oklahoma offensive line that has dripped with aggression and attitude during his four years as a starter. Samia is a loose-limbed, athletic guard whose foot quickness and second-level agility make him much more attractive as a move guard rather than a base-blocking option. His length and movement skills are a big plus, but issues with core strength and body control at the point of attack must be improved in order to survive against NFL power.
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One of the newest Vikings, Oklahoma G Dru Samia, FaceTimed in to TCO Studios on Saturday afternoon to chat with vikings.com's Mike Wobschall about his pre-draft meetings with the Vikings, what fans can expect when he hits the field, how he spent his draft weekend and more.
Dru Samia Highlights
View highlights of Oklahoma G Dru Samia, who the Vikings took in round four of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Vikings Select Okalahoma T Dru Samia In Round 4 of the 2019 NFL Draft
The Minnesota Vikings select Oklahoma offensive lineman Dru Samia No. 114 in Round 4 of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Jeremiah: Vikings Got Great Value In Oklahoma G Dru Samia
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah believes the Minnsota Vikings are getting great value with Oklahoma lineman Dru Samia in Round 4.
Oklahoma G Dru Samia's Full 2019 NFL Scouting Combine Workout
Oklahoma offensive lineman Dru Samia's full 2019 NFL Scouting Combine workout.