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Sun., Jul. 19, 2015 7:30 AM PDT
Meet the new guy: Melvin Ingram
Ingram is the second consecutive defensive player to be selected by the Chargers in the first round. Illinois defensive lineman Corey Liuget was the 18th pick of the 2011 NFL Draft, making Ingram the sixth defensive player in eight years to be selected in the first round by the Chargers.
Full Name: Melvin Ingram
Nickname: “Super Melvin”
Position: Outside Linebacker
College: South Carolina
Hometown: Hamlet, N.C.
My favorite sport to play as a kid was…
My favorite sport to watch growing up was…
My favorite hobby is…
MI: Chilling. I like to relax a lot.
My favorite food is…
Favorite recording artist…
MI: Lil Wayne.
MI: Thanksgiving. I love to eat the big dinner.
MI: Canned food drives.
If I wasn’t playing professional football, I’d like to…
Growing up, the most inspirational person in my life was…
I’m the luckiest man in the world because…
MI: I was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft.