Vikings select USC receiver Jordan Addison in 1st Round of NFL Draft

With the 23rd overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings selected USC wide receiver Jordan Addison per Twin Cities affiliate KSTP.

Addison, who’s 5 feet, 11 inches and weighs 173 pounds, caught 59 passes for 875 yards and eight touchdowns last season for the Trojans. He spent the first two years of his college career at Pittsburgh where he had 160 catches for 2,259 yards.

After letting Adam Thielen go in the offseason, the Vikings figured to add a receiver in the draft. Addison will be strong complement to Justin Jefferson. Addison ran a 4.49 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine.