Draft: Non-P5 Players the Chargers Should Consider

By Nick Lee
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Nov 29, 2014; Boise, ID, USA; Boise State Broncos running back Jay Ajayi (27) scores his second touchdown of the first half against the Utah State Aggies at Albertsons Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports

We all know of the talent that is littered throughout the Power 5 Conferences of college football, from the size and speed of the SEC to the ground-and-pound Big 10. We have also seen throughout the years the talent that is hidden in the Non-Power 5 schools. Some great NFL players have come from a school not considered to be in the Power 5 conversation. For example, Ben Roethlisberger came out of Miami of Ohio, the NFL’s leading receiver Antonio Brown came out of Central Michigan, Matt Forte from Tulane and Jason Pierre-Paul hails from South Florida. There are many other examples. Who is the next one to emerge? The Chargers have a few needs they have to address in the draft and looking into the non-Power 5 players may be a cheaper and sometimes better strategy. Here are some players that fit this bill that could come to San Diego and fill a need….