Melvin Ingram #54 OLB
Height: 6-1 Weight: 265 Age: 24
Born: 4/26/1989 Hamlet , NC
College: South Carolina
Experience: 2nd season
High School: Richmond HS [Rockingham, NC]
Selected By: San Diego Chargers
Pick (Overall): 18 (18)
Ingram is one of the most athletically gifted prospects in this year's class. He came to South Carolina as an inside linebacker and has since played in various positions across the front seven. Ingram's motor, athleticism and technique allow him to bring dynamic playmaking ability to an NFL defense, whether he lines up at defensive tackle or defensive end. Some believe he could be moved to outside linebacker in a 3-4 scheme to rush the passer and overpower offensive tackles. There is a chance he continues rising up boards and is selected in the first round of the draft.
Published: April 26, 2012 at 10:10 p.m.
The San Diego Chargers select South Carolina LB Melvin Ingram with the 18th overall pick in the 2012 draft.
Published: March 22, 2012 at 03:39 p.m.
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