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Scouting Reports: Ingram and Barnes

OLB Melvin Ingram (Douglas Jones/USP)

The Chargers have two rookies from South Carolina: first-round pick OLB Melvin Ingram and undrafted WR Jason Barnes. Ingram arrives with high expectations, while Barnes is looking to beat the odds and make a name for himself. For in-depth information on each of the prospects, we talk with Wes Mitchell, publisher of GamecockAnthem.com.

Melvin Ingram, selected by the Chargers with the No. 18 overall pick, has spent the last two years making his living in opposing backfields. During that time he racked up 19 sacks and 26 tackles for loss, wreaking havoc from multiple positions. At 6-foot-1 and 264 lbs., he is a natural defensive end. But he also found much success playing inside, using his active hands and fast get-off to school...

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