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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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YearTacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbMiscKO RetPunt Ret
YearTeamGSoloAstTotalSackYdsYd/SkIntYdsIntTDRecTDFrcdPass DSftyYdsTDYdsTD
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Game Log
GameTacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbMiscKO RetPunt Ret
WeekDateOppSoloAstTotalSackYdsYd/SkIntYdsIntTDRecTDFrcdPass DSftyYdsTDYdsTD
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2Sep 17MIA5160.00.00000000017000
3Sep 24KC3030.00.00000000064000
4Oct 1PHI3030.00.0000000100000
5Oct 8@NYG1120.00.00000000037000
6Oct 15@OAK4040.00.00000000020000
7Oct 22DEN5050.00.0000000000000
8Oct 29@NE4041.00.0000000000000
10Nov 12@JAC5051.00.00000000060000
11Nov 19BUF3030.00.00000001016020
12Nov 23@DAL5050.00.019010001016000
13Dec 3CLE6061.055.00000000082000
14Dec 10WAS73101.066.00000001020000
15Dec 16@KC5160.00.00000000021000
16Dec 24@NYJ3250.00.0000000000000
17Dec 31OAK7290.00.0000000000000

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