Minnesota Vikings draft former Wyoming Cowboy Marcus Epps with the 191st overall pick

Oct 26, 2018; Fort Collins, CO, USA; Wyoming Cowboys safety Marcus Epps (6) against the Colorado State Rams at Canvas Stadium. The Cowboys beat the Rams 34-21. Mandatory Credit: Troy Babbitt-UW Media-Athletics
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LARAMIE, Wyo. (KGWN)- Former Cowboys safety, Marcus Epps was selected as the 19th pick in the sixth round of the NFL Draft to the Minnesota Vikings. He began his career as a walk-on and redshirted his freshman year. Epps then became a three-time captain and started 50 games for the Pokes. After the 2018 football season, he was one of three finalists for the Burlsworth Trophy.

Epps finished his career recording 325 career tackles (11th in program history). Among active FBS players, he tied for 12th in career interceptions with nine, and ranked 23rd among active players in career solo tackles, averaging 4.30 per game.

This is the third straight year Wyoming has had a player selected in the draft.