Jim Harbaugh recharges roster in Chargers latest 7-round NFL Mock Draft

  • Swing for the fences early on
  • Add a 'Harbaugh guy'
  • Tua's brother makes an appearance in L.A.
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In the third round, the Chargers cannot help themselves when Jacksonville wants to move up. So, they make a deal like this.

Jaguars trade

The Chargers move way back to pick no. 96 but also net a third rounder in 2025 and an extra fifth-round pick this year. With their pick at no. 96, the Chargers put a smile on the face of their new head coach.

. Blake Corum. 3. 485. Blake Corum. . RB. player. . Blake Corum

This draft has three primary running back prospects, according to most experts. It's Jonathon Brooks out of Texas, Trey Benson from Florida State and, of course, Michigan's Blake Corum. Harbaugh reunites with his Wolverine running back and allows the team to easily say goodbye to an aging Austin Ekeler.

The Chargers have only Isaiah Spiller under contract, at the moment, with Ekeler and Joshua Kelley entering free agency. Corum comes in and immediately becomes the starting running back.

A tad undersized at 5-foot-8, Corum still packs a punch at 210 pounds. His best trait, above all else, is his ability to pair vision with a one-cut talent. He sees the hole before it opens, and times his cuts perfectly. He's able to wait patiently until the moment is right, and burst right through the hole and into the second level.

Corum is a guy you want in your back field if you simply care about moving the chains. He might not have breakaway speed, but this is a guy who is going to be gunning for first downs and chunk runs. Corum is as good of a back as you could ask for in this draft, and at this position. The offense is in excellent hands now, with all three of these initial picks. Herbert should be in for a career year.