EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday they have reached agreement with the Houston Oilers on a trade to enable the Vikings to draft University of Miami quarterback Bernie Kosar.
The deal calls for the Vikings to get the Oilers' first-round choice, the second pick in the 1985 National Football League draft, in exchange for Minnesota's first- and second-round selections, said Viking spokesman Merrill Swanson.
Swanson said the trade with Houston does not mean the Vikings will draft Kosar.
Kosar led Miami to a national championship two seasons ago. He decided this spring to complete his degree requirements over the summer and pass up his remaining college eligibility to turn professional.