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Chargers' Sponsorship Helps Save OC All-Star Classic Football Game - Hayley Elwood
“I just love being a part of high school football, and I love the fact that the Chargers can be a part of this too,” Telesco explained. “There’s so much that football does for you as a kid growing up, so to have a chance for us to be a part of this game is tremendous.”

Five Fun Facts about Desmond King - Hayley Elwood
King is the third Charger, along with Denzel Perryman and Casey Hayward, to admit he’s a fan of bowling. “I’m a pretty average bowler. I did a 155 with four gutter balls, so that’s pretty good!” King got into it for fun with friends. His mom was also a big bowler when she was growing up so she would take the family out. He said he still bowls whenever he can.

Five Fun Facts about Forrest Lamp - Hayley Elwood
Being that Lamp grew up in Florida, he cites his two NBA teams of choice as the Orlando Magic and Miami Heat. As for his favorite player of all time? Look no further than Shaquille O’Neal. “I played the five spot when I was in high school. I was nowhere near as good as him, obviously! But he was my favorite player.”

Chargers undrafted rookie spotlight: RB Austin Ekeler - Travis Wakeman
Ekeler took part in the pro day held at Colorado University back in March. Kevin Fishbain, a beat writer for the Chicago Bears notes that his numbers were “absurd”. That’s a good word, because his 40-yard dash would have ranked No. 4 at the scouting combine. In addition, no running back at the combine had a better vertical jump.

Terrell Davis on Chargers’ Lynn: ‘He knows when to flip the switch’ - Katia Dragotis
This “player’s coach” mentality has been echoed by many of Los Angeles’ players throughout the offseason, but hearing how impactful Lynn can be with his players from someone like Davis has got to put a smile on the rookie head coach’s face.

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