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Friday, April 29, 2011
Chargers pick Illinois Liuget

By Scott Powers

Illinois junior defensive tackle Corey Liuget was selected No. 18 overall by the San Diego Chargers in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday.

"I knew they needed a heck of a defensive player and that's why they drafted me," Liuget said. "I'm going to come in, play some hard-nosed football and help them win championships."

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