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Illinois’ Liuget Taken 18th Overall By Chargers

Corey Liuget

Corey Liuget (Photo Credit: AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

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CHICAGO (CBS) University of Illinois defensive tackle Corey Liuget was selected 18th overall in Thursday night’s NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers.

The 6’2″ 298-pounder racked up 125 tackles and eight sacks in his three years playing for the Fighting Illini.