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The Lightning Round Podcast #214: Chargers 2021 Draft Class Recap

Garrett Sisti and Jamie Hoyle breakdown the Chargers draft.

Garrett and Jamie discuss all the Chargers selections during the 2021 NFL Draft. The picks in order were:

  • Round 1: No. 13 – Rashawn Slater, OT, Northwestern
  • Round 2: No. 47 – Asante Samuel Jr., CB, Florida State
  • Round 3: No. 77 – Josh Palmer, WR, Tennessee
  • Round 3: No. 97 – Tre’ McKitty, TE, Georgia
  • Round 4: No. 118 – Chris Rumph II, LB, Duke
  • Round 5: No. 159 – Brendan James, OT, Nebraska
  • Round 6: No. 185 – Nick Niemann, LB, Iowa
  • Round 6: No. 198 – Larry Rountree III, RB, Missouri
  • Round 7: No. 241 – Mark Webb, S, Georgia

The guys talk about the series of events that unfolded for these Chargers selections and breakdown each player and their fit with the team heading into the season. Once they go through all the picks they discuss the team’s overall draft philosophy and what the plan is going forward. Once they wrap up the good and the bad from the draft, Garrett and Jamie give their overall grades for the Chargers draft haul and answer some remaining questions post-draft.