Chargers Select QB Justin Herbert at No. 6 overall

Justin Herbert
Justin Herbert

The Los Angeles Chargers chosen Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert with the 6th generally pick in the first round of Thursday’s 2020 NFL Draft.

Herbert (6-foot-6, 236 pounds) is the principal quarterback chose by the Chargers in the first round since 2004. The Eugene, Ore. local showed up in 43 vocation games (42 beginnings) for the Ducks, hoarding 10,541 passing yards and 95 touchdowns to 23 interferences.

Herbert participated in the 2020 Senior Bowl as an individual from the South Taemin in January. He went 9-of-12 for 83 yards and a touchdown in the game, adequate for MVP respects.

Herbert is a three-time Academic All-America first-group honoree. He’s additionally simply the second Pac-12 player ever to win the William V. Campbell Trophy, “presented to the nation’s premier football scholar-athlete.”

Oregon found the middle value of 37.2 focuses per game in Herbert’s 42 careers begins. He leaves the Ducks as the unequaled pioneer in culminations (827).

Herbert likewise completed second unsurpassed in touchdown passes (95) and tossed in any event one TD in each start however two. The Chargers’ next booked pick is at No. 37 by and large in the second round that occurs on Friday.