Brian Cole II
Safety, Mississippi State
249th Overall Pick of the 2020 NFL Draft
With the 249th overall pick in the 2020 NFL draft, the Minnesota Vikings chose Mississippi State safety Brian Cole II.
Cole stands six foot two inches tall and weighs 213 pounds. He has a 31 3/8" arm reach and his hands measure 10". His forty-yard dash clocked in at 4.52 seconds.
Cole started four of the five games he played as a junior (11 tackles, three for loss, one interception) before his season ended with an upper-body injury. He started 12 games as a hybrid safety/linebacker in 2019, making 67 tackles--7.5 for loss--two sacks, one interception, and two pass defenses.