Chargers Sign Five Draft Picks Including Second-Round LB Uchenna Nwosu


The Los Angeles Chargers announced Friday that they’ve officially signed five draft picks including LB Uchenna Nwosu, LB Kyzir White, G/C Scott Quessenberry, WR Dylan Cantrell and RB Justin Jackson to four-year contracts.

This leaves just two unsigned members of their 2018 draft class including first-round S Derwin James.

117Derwin JamesS
248Uchenna NwosuLBSigned
384Justin JonesDL
4119Kyzir WhiteSSigned
5155Scott QuessenberryCSigned
6191Dylan CantrellWRSigned
7251Justin JacksonRBSigned

Nwosu, 21, was selected with the No. 48 overall pick in the second round of this year’s draft by the Chargers. According to, he receives a four-year, $5,759,578 contract that includes a $2,268,784 signing bonus.

During his four-year college career at USC, Nwosu recorded 169 tackles, 20.5 tackles for a loss, 12.5 sacks, an interception, a forced fumble, a recovery and 19 pass defenses.

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