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Desmond King | Defensive Back | #20

Team: Los Angeles Chargers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 12/14/1994
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 201
College: Iowa
Drafted: 2017 / Rd. 5 (151) / LAC
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Chargers selected Iowa DB Desmond King with the No. 151 overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft.
King (5’10/201) was a rare four-year starter in the Hawkeyes’ secondary, amassing 47 career pass breakups with 14 interceptions and also returning both punts and kicks. King won the Jim Thorpe and Jack Tatum Awards with eight INTs in 2015, and earned first-team All-Big Ten honors last season. Due to 4.60 speed but terrific run-support and tackling skills, King is likely headed for safety in the pros. While not an exceptional athlete, King has the requisite physicality and short-area quicks to cover slot receivers in addition to manning the back half. King's sub-par measurables were the reason he fell into the Chargers' fifth-round lap. Sat, Apr 29, 2017 02:22:00 PM

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Current Season Stats
YearTacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbMiscKO RetPunt Ret
YearTeamGSoloAstTotalSackYdsYd/SkIntYdsIntTDRecTDFrcdPass DSftyYdsTDYdsTD
2017LAC166610764.0112.8190100050353020
Career Stats
YearTacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbMiscKO RetPunt Ret
YearTeamGSoloAstTotalSackYdsYd/SkIntYdsIntTDRecTDFrcdPass DSftyYdsTDYdsTD
2017LAC166610764.0112.8190100050353020
Game Log
GameTacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbMiscKO RetPunt Ret
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3Sep 24KC3030.00.00000000064000
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5Oct 8@NYG1120.00.00000000037000
6Oct 15@OAK4040.00.00000000020000
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10Nov 12@JAC5051.00.00000000060000
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12Nov 23@DAL5050.00.019010001016000
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14Dec 10WAS73101.066.00000001020000
15Dec 16@KC5160.00.00000000021000
16Dec 24@NYJ3250.00.0000000000000
17Dec 31OAK7290.00.0000000000000

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