The Vikings have now signed half of their 2018 draft class ahead of rookie minicamp.
Carlson will get an opportunity to compete for the starting job this summer with K Kai Forbath.
Carlson, 23, was selected in the fifth round of this year’s draft out of Auburn. According to OverTheCap.com, Carlson receives a four-year, $2,709,120 contract that includes $249,120 signing bonus.
During his four-year college career, Carlson converted 92 of 114 (80.7 percent) field goal attempts to go along with all 198 extra point tries.