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Corey Liuget, DT Illinois
Round 1 Pick 18
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 298 | Age: 21
Liuget is just the third defensive tackle the Chargers have drafted in the first round in the last 36 years, the last being Luis Castillo in 2005. Liuget finished his 201 season at Illinois with 4.5 sacks, 10 quarterback hurries and 12.5 tackles and earned second team All-Big Ten honors. Although he was widely considered to be the top defensive tackle in this season's draft, Liuget will probably be asked to move to defensive end in the Chargers 3-4 defensive scheme and line up opposite of Castillo.
Marcus Gilchrist, CB Clemson
Round 2 Pick 50
Height: 5-10 | Weight: 193 | Age: 22
Gilchrist is a versatile cornerback with a unique blend of speed and power. In his senior year at Clemson, he led the Tigers with 10 passes defensed while earning All-ACC honorable mention. He also has experience as a returner and should contribute right away on special teams. He averaged 25.3 yards on 22 kickoff returns and 10 yards per punt return in his senior year. His versatility is will be an asset to the Chargers as he has the ability to play both the free safety or nickel back. He will also challenge Jordan Todman for kick returns.
Shareece Wright, CB USC
Round 3 Pick 89
Height: 5-11 | Weight: 182 | Age: 24
Wright, a Southern California native, spent just one full season as a starter at USC after a neck injury wiped out most of his 2008 season. He was considered to be one of the top pro cornerback prospects until he was ruled academically ineligible in 2009. He returned to the field in 2010 and started 13 games. He will add depth at the cornerback position and will contribute on special teams right away.
Jordan Todman, RB Connecticut
Round 6 Pick 183
Height: 5-9 | Weight: 203 | Age: 21
Todman left UCONN after his Junior year in which he ran 334 times for 1,695 yards and 14 touchdowns and finishing as the second leading rusher in the country. Todman will be asked to fill the void Darren Sproles will leave when he departs via free agency and be the team's third back and dump down option out of the backfield, although it will take time for him to earn the snaps and produce like Sproles did.Back to the Los Angeles Chargers Newsfeed