Emeke Egbule drafted in 6th round by Chargers

Drafted in the 6th round by the Los Angeles Chargers.

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So far 3 coogs drafted!

Should be the standard moving forward. We’ve had 3 guys drafted in three of the last four years.

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That’s true. Hopefully we start seeing an average of 4-5 players drafted in a year.

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I really enjoyed watching this young man. You could tell how much he worked by how much he improved. I really hope he makes it in San Diego.

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Los Angeles

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Good catch. I’m still getting used to that.

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How many more pros have we put in the NFL than UT in the last few years?

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At 6-foot-2 and 245 pounds, Egbule offers a wealth of versatility for a sixth-round pick. Due to playing on the outside in H-Town, Egbule’s role with the Chargers’ defense looks to be at the LEO defensive currently held by Melvin Ingram. Uchenna Nwosu was drafted last year to provide depth at the position and with Kyle Emanuel retiring this offseason, Egbule looks to now add some more depth.

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Thank you for helping out an old Lance Alworth fan. I’ve had more trouble getting the Chargers in the correct city than all other pro franchise moves combined. Could it be I’m just old?

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The bottom line is that Egbule is an enticing player and is a prime example of a player that can be great with a little bit of coaching. There is some fine-tuning needed to his game, but there’s solid foundation to work with, given his natural talent, versatility and athleticism.

Egbule is a guy who will make his money on special teams and as a sub-package pass-rusher early on, sprinkled in with Nwosu. But with some time, we could be looking back on the Chargers’ 2019 sixth-round selection as a potential steal down the road as he receives more time on the field.

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