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Continued: Parents sacrificed so Vikings rookie Scott Crichton could succeed

  • Article by: MATT VENSEL , Star Tribune
  • Last update: August 6, 2014 - 6:48 AM

Crichton had 22 ½ sacks in his three years at Oregon State, including nine in 2012 and 7 ½ in 2013. He also forced 10 fumbles and totaled 51 tackles for a loss.

“I think I’m a perfect fit for this team,” Crichton said. “I’m happy the Vikings drafted me. We play old-fashioned football. Mike Zimmer, I love his scheme. I think I’ll be good for it.”

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  • Having witnessed his mother walk through the door at 10:30 every night after a 16-hour workday and knowing his father, with only one leg, labored through his job at a warehouse, Vikings rookie defensive end Scott Crichton (95) decided to jump into the NFL draft after junior year at Oregon State to help them out.

  • Scott Crichton passed up his final year of college eligibility and became a third-round draft pick.

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