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Chargers rookie Luke Powell sees clearly

Chargers undrafted rookie

Diminutive he may be. Short on excitement he is not. San Diego Chargers undrafted rookie Luke Powell has already made a name for himself to the fans in San Diego. The fans showered Powell with applause during mini-camp weekend for his skills as a receiver but it may be his kick returning abilities that garner the most interest from the coaching staff.

In 2001, Luke Powell was a First-Team All-American at the return spot after averaging 16.0 yards per punt return, second best in the nation. One year later, injuries haunted the mighty mite. An ankle injury hampered Powell all season and perhaps his confidence never regained its luster. Powell has recorded 47 punt returns for 533 yards and one touchdown, putting him sixth in the Cardinal... Recommended Stories