2022 NFL draft: Chargers pick DT Otito Ogbonnia with No. 160 overall selection

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The Chargers have taken former UCLA defensive tackle Otito Ogbonnia with their No. 160 overall selection in the 2022 NFL draft.

Ogbonnia tallied 76 total tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, and six passes defended in his four seasons with the Bruins.

At 6-foot-4 and 324 pounds, Ogbonnia’s time as a former shot putter shows up on the football field as he wins with brute strength and heavy hands to control and move defenders off the line of the scrimmage.

Ogbonnia was primarily a nose tackle in the Bruins’ defense, but he occasionally bounced out to a 3-tech. At the next level, he projects best as a nose tackle, where he would see the field on run downs.