The Chargers have taken former Ole Miss defensive back Deane Leonard with the No. 236 overall selection in the 2022 NFL draft.
Leonard’s college career began at the University of Calgary, where he appeared in 23 games, recording 47 tackles, 13 passes defended, and six interceptions.
After transferring, in two seasons with the Rebels, Leonard appeared in 18 games, posting 63 tackles, 14 passes defended, and one fumble recovery.
Leonard ran a blazing 4.37 40-yard dash at his Pro Day, as well as a 33-inch vertical jump and 9-11 broad jump.
At 6-foot and 195 pounds, Leonard has the size and length coupled with the speed and athleticism to make plays on the football, projecting as a developmental corner.
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