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Chargers Bolster Scouting Department

The San Diego Chargers named Louis Clark the team's senior director of pro personnel on Wednesday.  Clark most recently held the same position for the Philadelphia Eagles.

Clark originally joined the Eagles in 2013 as a pro scout after previously holding the position of director of pro personnel with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He spent 16 seasons in the Jaguars' player personnel department as a college scout, assistant director of pro personnel and director of pro personnel.

Prior to beginning his scouting career, Clark served as the running backs and special teams coach of the Amsterdam Admirals of NFL Europe in 1996. He also coached with the St. Louis Rams in 1996, assisting the wide receivers during training camp.

Clark attended Mississippi State, where he played wide receiver from 1983-86.  He was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the tenth round of the 1987 NFL Draft. He played seven seasons in the NFL, including six with the Seahawks and one with the Green Bay Packers, before retiring after the 1993 season.

A native of Tupelo, MS, Clark graduated from Mississippi State with a degree in educational psychology. Clark's brother, Dave, played 13 seasons in Major League Baseball and is currently the third base coach of the Detroit Tigers.

In other moves, the following current staff members are taking over new roles within the player personnel department:

  • Regis Eller, pro scout
  • Travis Lash, combine area scout
  • Patrick Ryan, area scout
  • Tyler Lyon, college scouting coordinator
  • Chris Hobbs, area scout
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