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2012 NFL Draft: Rhett Ellison Selected In Fourth Round By Vikings

The USC Trojans have a history of success come draft weekend, and that has been the case once again at the 2012 NFL Draft. After seeing two Trojans go in the first round, fullback/tight end Rhett Wilson was selected in the fourth round by the Minnesota Vikings with the 33rd pick. He will join teammate Matt Kalil up north, who went No. 4 overall on Thursday evening.

Ellison earned a reputation as being one of the hardest workers in college football last season and goes all-out on every snap. He caught 22 passes for 133 yards and two touchdowns in 2011. Given his ability to block and catch a few passes, the Vikings will likely utilize him in a highbred role next season until his new team figures out his role in the NFL.

A big congratulations to Rhett for his selection at the 2012 NFL Draft.

For more on the Trojans selected this weekend, check out the SB Nation Los Angeles StoryStream for complete coverage. USC fans should visit Conquest Chronicles to discuss the team with other fans.