July 12, 2007

Oliver picked by the Chargers

Former Georgia Bulldogs cornerback Paul Oliver was selected in the fourth round of the NFL's supplemental draft on Thursday. The San Diego Chargers surrendered their fourth round pick in the 2008 NFL draft to pick Oliver. Oliver will join his former teammate Tra Battle in mini-camp as they both battle to make the Chargers' roster for 2007.


"The biggest thing for me was that I was picked by a legitimate Super Bowl contender and I could not be more excited about getting a chance to play for the Chargers," said Oliver in a press release. "This marks the end of a great chapter of my life at Georgia and now the chance for a great start in San Diego. I'm just ready to go out there and play."


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