With the 180th pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings select Moritz Bohringer, WR, Schwabisch Hall, Germany. Repeat, that’s Moritz Bohringer, WR, Schwabish Hall, Germany.
I’m not sure where Mel Kiper Jr. had Bohringer on his final Big Board: Top 300, since I refuse to pay for ESPN Insider, but I’m going to guess he wasn’t on it. I could be wrong though, sort of like many of Mel’s picks from his final ESPN Mock Draft. But I digress.
On Saturday afternoon, Moritz Bohringer became the first ever European player drafted without playing a single down of collegiate football. Bohringer earned his stripes in the GFL. That’s the German Football League. He put up some pretty impressive numbers too. Take a look: