2012 NFL Draft: Matt Kalil

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Kalil-Profile.jpgNFL Draftee: OT Matt Kalil

Round Selected (Overall ): 1st (4)

Team: Minnesota Vikings

NFL Network 2012 NFL Draft Video

Trojans on the Vikings: DE Everson Griffen and OL Butch Lewis

Kalil Facts...

  • He is the 76th NFL first round draft pick out of USC, which is more than any other school. 
  • He is the 22nd Trojan offensive lineman selected in the NFL first round since 1968, which averages out to one every other year.
  • The Vikings previously selected USC offensive tackles Ron Yary (1st overall in 1968) and Steve Riley (25th in 1974) in the first round.
  • He is the third member of the Kalil family to be drafted by the NFL joining his brother Ryan, an All-Pro center for the Carolina Panthers, and his father Frank, drafted by the Buffalo Bills in 1982.
  • Kalil joins a fraternity of 20 USC offensive tackles to be selected in the NFL Draft.

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OT Matt Kalil will be a real nice addition to the Vikings already impressive offensive line. Now they just need a quarterback...

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