Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 1/28/15

The Minnesota Vikings moved back one spot and selected outside linebacker Anthony Barr with the ninth overall pick, and then drafted quarterback Teddy Bridgewater with the 32nd overall pick. Barr, 6-5, 265 pounds, played and started in 27 games during his junior and senior seasons, recording 148 tackles, 41.5 tackles for loss (TFLs), 23.5 sacks, nine forced fumbles and six pass breakups. Raising The Barr! With the 9th pick in the first round, the #Vikings select LB Anthony Barr. #VikingsDraft pic.twitter.com/PIuRxCjQ7K — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) May 9, 2014 Barr earned First-Team All-Pac 12 honors in 2012 and 2013, and following the 2013 season he was named a finalist for the Lombardi, Bednarik and Butkus Awards and took home the Lott IMPACT Award. Anthony Barr: “I couldn’t be more excited to be a Minnesota Viking.” — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) May 9, 2014 The Vikings traded a second-round pick (40th overall) and a fourth-round pick 

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