2012 NFL Draft Results: South Carolina OLB Melvin Ingram Selected By San Diego Chargers With 18th Overall Pick

With the No. 18 overall pick in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, the San Diego Chargers selected former South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end/linebacker Melvin Ingram.

Here's what Mocking the Draft had to say about Ingram prior to the draft:

Final word: Ingram is an athletic and versatile defensive lineman who can be a terror against the pass, but sometimes suspect against the run. He's lined up at tackle, end and standing up outside the offensive tackle. Some NFL team is going to a player who will give their defense plenty of options.

He really burst onto the scene as a prospect during his senior season. In 2011, he had 48 tackles, 15 tackles for loss and 10 sacks. Against Auburn alone, he had 11 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks.

For more information about Melvin Ingram and the South Carolina Gamecocks, please visit Garnet and Black Attack. For more on the Chargers, head over to Bolts From The Blue. For lots more on the 2012 NFL Draft, please visit Mocking the Draft.You can learn more about Ingram by watching the video below.

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