Vikings draft German WR Moritz Boehringer in sixth round
The Minnesota Vikings selected wide receiver Moritz Boehringer in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL draft, No. 180 overall.
Boehringer played for the Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns of the German Football League in 2015, catching 59 passes for 1,232 yards and 13 touchdowns in 16 games. He stands 6'4" and ran a 4.43 40-yard dash at his pro day, garnering attention from scouts with his athletic profile.
Boehringer becomes the first player ever drafted straight from Europe to the NFL.
Minnesota selected another receiver, Ole Miss’s LaQuon Treadwell, with its first-round pick.