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Tom Telesco Chargers Draft History

Every year, the NFL Draft is something that fans of all NFL teams look forward to. Unfortunately, some teams/general managers are better at drafting than others. Today, we’ll be taking a look at
Tom Telesco’s history drafting for the Los Angeles Chargers.

We’ll be giving you the year of the draft, the round, pick, name, position, college, and whether or not that player is still currently in the NFL.2

2013

Pick 1.11 – D.J. Fluker, OL, Alabama (Yes)

Pick 2.38 – Manti Te’o, LB, Notre Dame (Yes)

Pick 3.76 – Keenan Allen, WR, California (Yes)

Pick 5.145 – Steve Williams, CB, California (No)

Pick 6.179 – Tourek Williams, EDGE, Florida International (No)

Pick 7.221 – Brad Sorenson, QB, Southern Utah (No)

2014

Pick 1.25 – Jason Verrett, CB, TCU (Yes)

Pick 2.50 – Jeremiah Attaochu, EDGE, Georgia Tech (Yes)

Pick 3.89 – Chris Watt, OL, Notre Dame (No)

Pick 5.165 – Ryan Carrethers, DL, Arkansas State (No)

Pick 6.201 – Marion Grice, RB, Arizona State (No)

Pick 7.240 – Tevin Reese, WR, Baylor (No)

2015

Pick 1.15 – Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin (Yes)

Pick 2.48 – Denzel Perryman, LB, Miami (Yes)

Pick 3.83 – Craig Mager, CB, Texas State (Yes)

Pick 5.153 – Kyle Emanuel, EDGE, North Dakota State (Yes)

Pick 6.192 – Darius Philon, DL, Arkansas (Yes)

2016

Pick 1.3 – Joey Bosa, EDGE, Ohio State (Yes)

Pick 2.35 – Hunter Henry, TE, Arkansas (Yes)

Pick 3.66 – Max Tuerk, OL, USC (No)

Pick 4.102 – Joshua Perry, LB, Ohio State (No)

Pick 5.175 – Jatavis Brown, LB, Akron (Yes)

Pick 6.179 – Drew Kaser, P, Texas A&M (Yes)

Pick 6.198 – Derek Watt, FB, Wisconsin (Yes)

Pick 7.224 – Donavon Clark, OL, Michigan State (No)

2017

Pick 1.7 – Mike Williams, WR, Clemson (Yes)

Pick 2.38 – Forrest Lamp, OL, Western Kentucky (Yes)

Pick 3.71 – Dan Feeney, OL, Indiana (Yes)

Pick 4.113 – Rayshawn Jenkins, S, Miami (Yes)

Pick 5.151 – Desmond King, S, Iowa (Yes)

Pick 6.190 – Sam Tevi, OL, Utah (Yes)

Pick 7.225 – Isaac Rochell, DL, Notre Dame (Yes)

2018

Pick 1.17 – Derwin James, S, Florida State (Yes)

Pick 2.48 – Uchenna Nwosu, LB, USC (Yes)

Pick 3.84 – Justin Jones, DL, NC State (Yes)

Pick 4.119 – Kyzir White, S, West Virginia (Yes)

Pick 5.155 – Scott Quessenberry, OL, UCLA (Yes)

Pick 6.191 – Dylan Cantrell, WR, Texas Tech (Yes)

Pick 7.251 – Justin Jackson, RB, Northwestern (Yes)

Totals

Best Chargers Pick: Keenan Allen in 2013

Worst Chargers Pick: Manti Te’o in 2013

Most Drafted Position Group: OL (8 picks)

Least Drafted Position Group (Excluding FB and K/P): QB & TE (1 pick)

Total First Round Picks: 6

Total Second Round Picks: 6

Total Third Round Picks: 6

Total Fourth Round Picks: 3

Total Fifth Round Picks: 6

Total Sixth Round Picks: 7

Total Seventh Round Picks: 5

Still in the NFL %: 74% (29/39)