NFL Draft: Los Angeles Chargers Mock Draft including former Tide players

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Pick No. 151 should be the best available wide receiver. The Chargers have good wide receivers but for Tua’s talent to be maximized another wideout is needed. Lynn Bowden from Kentucky, Tyler Johnson from Minnesota and Bryan Edwards from South Carolina would be good choices. If that trio is gone, Van Jefferson from Florida or Kalija Lipscomb from Vandy make sense. This pick is a tough call, but the choice needs to none of the five above. Quez Watkins from Southern Miss is the No. 151 pick. He has good size at six feet and sub 4.4 speed.

No. 186 for the Chargers needs to a tight end or a running back. Take the best available from a tight end pair of Albert Okwuegbunam and Colby Parkinson. If neither of the tight ends is available, choose a running back from a list of Scottie Phillips, Anthony McFarland or Larry Rountree III.

Best available across the board is probably required at No. 220. If no tight end was chosen at No. 186, the best choice would be Edward Wilkerson from Edward Waters College. Wilkerson has enough, little-known potential, waiting on him at No. 220 and taking a running back at No. 186 might be the smart move.

The Chargers could use another linebacker in the NFL Draft. Anfernee Jennings would be a nice addition but he will not be available after the third or fourth round. The need for another linebacker can be solved by adding another former Alabama football player, free agent, Mark Barron.

Is this ‘the’ draft the Chargers should make? It is better to call it ‘a’ draft, but a bold one that addresses many important needs for Los Angeles.

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