Pick 50 Goes to the Chargers Who Grab Clemson CB Marcus Gilchrist

The Chargers went CB with the second round pick of Clemson corner back Marcus Gilchrist. He’s a solid player who can also play special teams as well.

Here’s a tidbit on Gilchrist from NFL Draft Scout

2010: Second-team All-ACC as a kick returner by Rivals.com…Honorable Mention All- ACC kick returner by the Atlantic Coast Media Association…one of the team’s most valuable players because of his versatility…has 62 tackles, two tackles for loss, an interception, a team-high 10 pass breakups, 557 yards (eighth-most in Tiger history) on 22 kickoff returns, and 233 yards on 23 punt returns…has played a team-defensive-high 727 snaps…second in the ACC in kickoff returns (25.3) and third in punt returns (10.1); he is the only ACC player in the top three of both areas…28th in the nation in punt returns…has 23 punt returns and 22 kickoff returns for 45 total returns, the most by a Tiger since 2004, when Justin Miller had 46…2009: Winner of the Solid Rock Award for defensive backs as voted by the Clemson coaches…ranked 14th in the ACC in tackles per game…second on the team in tackles with 107…finished his season strong with eight tackles in the win over Kentucky in the Music City Bowl.


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