Chargers 7-round mock draft following the 2024 NFL Combine

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Chargers draft DL Brandon Dorlus with 69th pick

Harbaugh is going to build this Chargers team from the trenches out and that means that the Bolts are going to address both the offensive line and defensive line in this draft. While Oregon's Jackson Powers-Johnson is not really possible for the Bolts, the team can take an Oregon defensive lineman in Brandon Dorlus.

Dorlus was one of the biggest standouts from the combine as his athleticism and range of motion was on full display. Dorlus ran a 4.85 40-yard dash at 283 pounds and cemented himself as one of the most athletic defensive linemen in this year's draft.

The 22-year-old Oregon prospect scored a 9.08 Relative Athletic Score, which is extremely imprssive. This puts Dorlus in the 90th percentile among all defensive linemen who have been scored since 1987.

Dorlus can move across the defensive line and he could probably even play some defensive end if the Chargers run a 4-3 defense under Minter. The flexibility that the team would have with he and Tuli Tuipulotu would be really hard to match up against and would give Minter an array of tools in his toolbox to throw at other teams.

As great of a pass-rushing threat as Dorlus is, the reason why he is a third-round prospect and not a first-round prospect is his struggles in the run game. That can be masked early on, though, especially with the team having Otito Ogbonnia and Scott Matlock to play against the run on early downs.