COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Rashawn Slater solidified himself as one of the top offensive linemen in college with his dominating performance against Chase Young in 2019.
Two years later, Slater's first assignment in the NFL will be to contain Young again when the Los Angeles Chargers face the Washington Football Team on Sunday in the season opener.
Most of the top college football players who opted out of the 2020 season because of the pandemic decided to leave school and launch pro careers.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Rashawn Slater already looks like a good fit for the Los Angeles Chargers. Not only does he fill a need for a starting offensive left tackle, but he showed up for Thursday's first round of the NFL draft in Cleveland wearing a powder blue suit.