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Trae Waynes goes 11th overall to the Vikings

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The Minnesota Vikings have selected Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes with the 11th overall pick in the NFL draft.

Waynes was the first player at his position off the board on Thursday night. He's the second cornerback in three years the Vikings have drafted in the first round, following Xavier Rhodes in 2013.

The 6-foot, 186-pound Waynes left the Spartans after becoming a first team All-Big Ten selection in his junior season. The native of Kenosha, Wisconsin, had eight pass break-ups and three interceptions, one of several NFL prospects on a Michigan State defense that was one of the best in the country throughout his career there.

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