No longer in Blacksburg, Christian Darrisaw now has a new quarterback to protect.
On Thursday night, the Minnesota Vikings selected the tackle with the 23rd pick in the NFL Draft.
Darrisaw was expected by many to be picked in the first round.
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Only one more day for @BigDawgChris1 to wait!
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The 6-foot-5, 322-pound tackle played three years in Blacksburg.