The San Diego Chargers have selected Corey Liuget, DT from Illinois with the 18th overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft
COREY LIUGET PROFILE
Liuget belongs in the discussion with the other elite defensive tackles in this class. Arguably this year's most productive DT against the run and also very active rushing the passer. Fires off the ball, maintains sound positioning, has hands that never stop moving, gets off blocks quickly, and closes on ball-carriers and quarterbacks with speed and power. Has the size and strength to move offensive lineman into the backfield. Also comfortable tackling in space and has the awareness to diagnose screens and draws and bat down balls at the line. Liuget has skyrocketed up draft boards this season and should be gone by the mid first.
COREY LIUGET HIGHLIGHTS
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Labels: NFL Draft 2011
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