Hlas: Reversal of NFL draft fortunes for C.J. Beathard, Desmond King

Hlas: Reversal of NFL draft fortunes for C.J. Beathard, Desmond King
NFL Draft: Iowa has three selected on second day
For all the 2017 NFL mock drafts and stories about draft prospects, no one told you Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard would go in the third round and be the first Hawkeye taken. And did anyone hint Hawkeyes cornerback Desmond King would go as low as the 

That's how Iowa defensive back Desmond King described his ability to play both cornerback and safety, along with contributing on special teams at the next level. “It's the same thing that kind of happened to me coming out of high school,” King said …
Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard (16) and defensive back Desmond King (14) sit for a team photo outside the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Dec. 31, 2015. (The Gazette). Mike Hlas. The Gazette. More stories from Mike. Apr 29, 2017 at 2:57 pm | Print View.
With degree in hand, Desmond King now has the money
With degree in hand, Desmond King now has the money
It's a blessing and a curse. King (5'10/201) was a rare four-year starter in Iowa's secondary, amassing 47 career pass breakups with 14 interceptions and also returning both punts and kicks. King said he models his game after Darrelle Revis. There is … . Iowa defensive back Desmond King (Detroit East English Village) was picked today by the Los Angeles Chargers in the 5th round of the NFL draft. He was the 151st overall selection. King, the Jim Thorpe Award winner as the nation's best defensive back in

With degree in hand, Desmond King now has the money

The former Iowa Hawkeye cornerback Desmond King was selected by the L.A. Chargers in the 5th round of the 2017 NFL Draft on Saturday. King was the 2015 Thorpe Award winner as the best defensive back in college football and was one of the better

The ball-hawking former Iowa defensive back recorded 14 interceptions in an accolades-filled collegiate career. by Christian D'Andrea@TrainIsland Apr 29, 2017, 2:20pm EDT. tweet · share · pin · Rec. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports. Cornerback Desmond
The Los Angeles Chargers continued to address their secondary with their fifth-round pick in the 2017 NFL draft, selecting former Iowa defensive back Desmond King. A four-year starter with the Hawkeyes, King is a durable, hard-working defensive back
Chargers selected Iowa DB Desmond King with the No. 151 overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft. King (5'10/201) was a rare four-year starter in the Hawkeyes' secondary, amassing 47 career pass breakups with 14 interceptions and also returning both punts

Fifth-round DB Desmond King brings versatility to Chargers

NFL Draft: Iowa has three selected on second day
NFL Draft: Iowa has three selected on second day
Iowa cornerback Desmond King of Detroit waited and waited for his name to be called during the National Football League draft, and he finally got picked by the Los Angeles Chargers in the fifth round, No. 151 overall, on Saturday. He was the 151st … . The Los Angeles Chargers select Iowa safety Desmond King in Round 5 with the No. 151 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Watch. Posted 7 minutes ago. Desmond King 2017 Combine Workout. Iowa defensive back Desmond King goes through workouts at

Yvette Powell and her son Iowa Hawkeyes defensive back Desmond King (14) walk across the field during Senior Day activities prior to the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. (Cliff Jette/The. IOWA CITY, Iowa — Desmond King became the 12th Iowa defensive back drafted in the Kirk Ferentz era when the Los Angeles Chargers selected him in the fifth round Saturday morning. King, the 2015 Jim Thorpe Award winner and an All-American the last

Chargers receive A+ grade from CBS for Desmond King pick

The Los Angeles Chargers selected Desmond King of Iowa, the 2015 recipient of the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation's best defensive back, among their four choices on the final day of the 2017 NFL draft. The 5-foot-11-inch, 203-pound King was selected in. The Los Angeles Chargers received an A+ grade for their fifth round selection of former Iowa safety Desmond King, per Spencer Hall of CBS Sports. “A very instinctive DB with tremendous ball skills and production with 31 passes defended and 11. King is expected to be utilized as a nickel cornerback, Jack Wang of the Los Angeles Daily News reports. There was some talk that King could transition to safety in the NFL, but at least initially the Iowa product will remain a cornerback. Given the …


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