The 2016 Rimington Trophy winner is officially an NFL player.
Former Ohio State center Pat Elflein, the 70th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, signed his four-year rookie contract with the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday. Five other Viking draftees signed as well.
According to spotrac.com, the deal is worth a projected $3,786,915.
Before signing, Elflein was one of three Buckeye draft picks yet unsigned. Marshon Lattimore of the New Orleans Saints and Gareon Conley of the Oakland Raiders are the only remaining unsigned picks.