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Chargers select Joshua Kelley with 112th pick

The Chargers add a complementary piece to the backfield.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 02 Colorado at UCLA Photo by Jevone Moore/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Los Angeles Chargers have selected running back Joshua Kelley out of UCLA with the 112th pick in the NFL draft.

Kelley spent a couple years at UC Davis before transferring and playing two seasons for the Bruins. As a junior in 2018, he rushed for 1,243 yards and 12 touchdowns. As a senior this past season, he rushed for 1,060 yards and another 12 touchdowns en route to being named to the Second-Team All-Pac 12 squad. He was also invited to the Reese’s Senior Bowl where he enjoyed a standout week that ended in him rushing for over 100 yards during the all-star showcase.

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Chargers 2020 draft picks:

Round 1, (pick me 6): - Justin Herbert from Oregon

Round 1, (pick 23): Kenneth Murray from Oklahoma

Round 4, (pick 112): Joshua Kelley from UCLA

Round 5, (pick 151): Joe Reed from Virginia

Round 6 (pick 186): Alohi Gilman from Notre Dame

Round 7 (pick 220): K.J. Hill from Ohio State

2020 NFL draft schedule:

ABC, ESPN and NFL Network will televise the draft.

Saturday, April 25

9 a.m. PT (Rounds 4 and 5 - five minutes per pick; Round 7 - four minutes per pick)