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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: May 4, 2015

Your daily dose of San Diego Chargers news & notes from around the web.

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Overcoming Tragedy Fuels Craig Mager - Hayley Elwood
"The summer before she passed, I played on the freshman team," he said.  "Some guy tackled me and turned my face mask so my mom hopped over the fence.  I told her it’s a physical game and I’d be okay.  But soon after she passed away, I definitely missed her jumping over the fence and trying to protect me."

My favorite picks of 2015 draft - Todd McShay (Insider)
Perryman is my choice here as one of my favorite players in this class. I get that guys like him lose some value with three- and four-receiver sets becoming more and more common, but I think he can hold up well enough in coverage to stay on the field. He's an outstanding playmaker against the run; every time I watched tape of him he was in on the play.

Two Former Hawkeyes Arrested for Drunk Driving in Separate Incidents - Aaron Hepker
Former safety John Lowdermilk, 22, was pulled over shortly after 2 a.m. for a brake light that was out. The Gazette reports that Lowdermilk told police he was picking up friends at a downtown Iowa City bar. He later admitted to being at the bar and drinking.

Chargers take DB Craig Mager in third round of draft - Annie Heilbrunn
Toughness is a part of Mager’s game and his physicality — and affinity for tackling — is such that he said he wouldn’t mind playing safety at the NFL level. He played special teams in college and has enough punt return experience to give the position a try at the next level, Telesco said.

Chargers Take "A Tackling Machine" in NFL Draft - Derek Togerson
"He’s an explosive, extremely instinctive inside linebacker," said Telesco. "He plays with a lot of energy. As far as we’re concerned, and obviously it’s just one team’s opinion, as far as inside linebackers go, he has the best instincts in the draft, the best tackling, and he is the most explosive. When he hits people, they go backwards."