The Charger’s Defensive Backfield & Possible Draft Choices

By Peter Thompson
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Sep 14, 2013; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Oregon State Beavers wide receiver Richard Mullaney (8) lines up opposite Utah Utes defensive back Keith McGill (1) during the first quarter at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Oregon State won 51-48 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

Keith McGill, Utah – CB/FS – 2nd Round:

McGill is a tall cornerback, and also has played free safety. Telesco loves versatility, and the Bolts have spoken with him. Keith McGill should go in the second, or third round. He has a great combination of size, and athleticism. Standing at 6’3″, he has long arms, and would definitely add some much needed height to our backfield. He was a top performer in both the broad and vertical jump at the combine. Drafting him outside of the first round would take the pressure off of him to be an immediate starter, and would push Marshall to step up his game. He had shoulder surgery, and missed a lot of time in 2011 & 2012, but stayed healthy throughout 2013. He isn’t the fastest guy, but could definitely be a starter down the road. He could, at least, be a great nickel cornerback. He draws comparison’s to Richard Sherman, and some say that Seattle would be a good fit for McGill.