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Chargers end the 2006 draft with two 7th round picks

Discussion in 'Latest Chargers News & Headlines' started by robdog, Apr 30, 2006.

  1. robdog

    robdog Code Monkey Staff Member Administrator

    Jun 29, 2009
    The Chargers used there remaining two 7th round picks to draft DT Chase Page from North Carolina and C Jimmy Martin from Virginia Tech.

    <strong>Chase Page Bio </strong>

    <strong>•2005 All-ACC Candidate</strong>

    <img align="left" alt="Chase Page" title="Chase Page" src="http://graphics.fansonly.com/photos/schools/unc/sports/m-footbl/auto_headshot/255298.jpeg" /> Received a medical redshirt after tearing a tendon in his left hand in preseason practice last year • Had surgery to repair the tendon and is completely recovered • Had an excellent spring and enters the season as the starting defensive tackle.

    <strong>2003 - Junior Season</strong>
    Started all 12 games • Played defensive tackle for the first nine games and switched to end for the final three • Finished seventh on the team with 47 tackles, including 30 primary stops and 17 assists • Had five tackles for losses of 19 yards and 1.5 sacks for nine yards • Earned the coaches' praise for his effort in games against Virginia and East Carolina • Had a season-high 11 tackles against Wake Forest, including five solo stops and six assists • Made seven stops at Wisconsin, including 1.5 tackles for losses and a half sack • Registered seven solo stops against Virginia • Made five tackles at Maryland • Had four tackles against Florida State, Syracuse and Georgia Tech.

    <strong>2002 - Sophomore Season</strong>
    Switched from offensive guard to defensive tackle in the spring • Started all 12 games and was sixth on the team with 49 tackles, including 24 solo stops and 25 assists • Posted at least one tackle in every game •Had 19 tackles in the last three games of the season • Made a season-high eight tackles and had 2.5 tackles for losses in the win at Duke • Also recorded his first career sack (10 yards) against the Blue Devils • Had six tackles (two solo) against Florida State • Made five tackles (two solo) versus Clemson • Had three stops in the Maryland game • Made seven tackles against Wake Forest • Assisted on a tackle for a loss of two yards versus the Demon Deacons • Had two tackles against the Cavaliers • Made two tackles and assisted on one for no gain versus NC State • Forced one quarterback hurry and made three tackles against the Sun Devils • Had six tackles against the Yellow Jackets • Made one tackle against Texas • Had two assisted tackles against Syracuse • Had four tackles (two solo) in the team's 27-21 loss to Miami (Ohio) • Combined with DeFonte Coleman to drop RedHawks running back Luke Clemens for a two-yard loss on a fourth down.

    <strong>2001 - Freshman Season</strong>
    One of seven true freshmen to play • Played at offensive guard in five games and saw his most extensive action against Duke • Began the year as a tight end.

    <strong>Summerville High School</strong>
    Coached by John McKissick at Summerville, the largest high school in South Carolina • Did not play football until his sophomore year in high school • Played just one season at Summerville after transferring from Wando High School in Charleston, S.C. • Participated in the Shrine Bowl • Helped lead Summerville to a 11-2 record and a berth in the state playoffs • Started the season at tight end and moved to offensive tackle early in the season • Also played defensive tackle • Named all-region • Selected All-Low Country by the Palmetto Touchdown Club.

    Born Chase Frederick Page on May 20, 1983 in Charleston, S.C. • Has two older sisters • Models his game after former UNC tackle Ryan Sims • Says the best word to describe him is "loquacious" • Communications major.

    <strong>Jimmy Martin Bio </strong>

    <font class="story"><img width="115" height="172" align="left" src="http://www.hokiesports.com/football/players/images/2005/martin.j.jpg" /> One of the main cogs on the offensive line this year ... An honorable mention All-ACC selection as an offensive tackle ... An All-ACC pick by Rivals.com at the tackle spot ... Started all 13 games at left tackle last year ... Is firmly entrenched as the starting left tackle heading into the fall season ... One of the biggest surprises on the line last year ... Ranks as one of the best athletes on the offensive line ... Has started 33 straight games, the longest active streak on the team entering the season ...</font>

    <font class="story"><strong>2004:</strong> Played 665 snaps on offense, grading out a 86 percent with 18 knockdowns in the regular season ... Was in for all 63 offensive snaps in the opener against USC ... Had a knockdown block against the Trojans ... Played only 26 snaps in the big win over FAMU ... Played all 65 snaps at <a href="http://www.ramblinwreck.com/">Georgia Tech</a>, grading out at 95 percent with two knockdowns ... Graded out at 90 percent with a knockdown on 69 snaps at UNC ... Earned <a href="http://www.theacc.com/">ACC</a> Offensive Lineman of the Week honors after grading out at 90 percent with a knockdown on 58 snaps in Tech's big win over Maryland ... Played 56 snaps against Virginia, grading out at 84 percent with a knockdown ... Suffered a high ankle sprain and was slowed for the game against Miami ... Started, but could only play 14 snaps, grading out at 80 percent with a knockdown ... Recorded a 32-inch vertical jump and a 370-pound push jerk in spring testing ... </font>

    <font class="story"><strong>2003:</strong> Played in and started all 13 games ... Played 699 offensive snaps, grading out at 85.3 percent with 24 knockdown blocks in the regular season ... Opened the season by grading out at 87 percent with a knockdown on 70 snaps against UCF ... Played 62 snaps against <a href="http://sports.tamu.edu/">Texas A&M</a>, grading out at 88 percent with two knockdowns ... Graded out at a team-high 94 percent with a knockdown block at <a href="http://www.scarletknights.com/">Rutgers</a> ... Played 55 snaps at <a href="http://www.msnsportsnet.com/">West Virginia</a>, grading out at 89 percent with three knockdowns ... Graded out at 90 percent on 66 snaps with two knockdowns against <a href="http://www.bceagles.com/">Boston College</a> ... Posted a personal-best 410-pound bench press during spring max testing ... </font>

    <font class="story"><strong>2002:</strong> Started the last seven games of the season ... Ended up playing 409 regular-season offensive snaps ... Graded out at 83.1 percent for the season with nine knockdown blocks ... Played 34 snaps on offense in the opener against Arkansas State ... Played briefly in wins over <a href="http://www.herdzone.com/">Marshall</a> and at <a href="http://www.wmubroncos.com/">Western Michigan</a> ... Earned his first career start against <a href="http://www.owlsports.com/">Temple</a> ... Played 58 snaps and had a knockdown block against the Owls ... Played 69 snaps on offense against West Virginia, recording a knockdown block ... Had his best game as a starter against Virginia, playing 62 snaps and grading out at 91 percent with three knockdown blocks ... His 360-pound power clean set a record for Tech offensive tackles ... His 32 1/2-inch vertical jump was the third-best for the O-line ... Began spring practice working at left tackle, but ended up moving back to the right side ...</font>

    <font class="story"><strong>Prep School:</strong> Was a standout offensive lineman for Coach John Shuman at Fork Union in 2001 ... Also saw action along the defensive line in six games for FUMA and posted a pair of quarterback sacks ... </font>

    <font class="story"><strong>High School:</strong> Was a two-way lineman for Coach Bob Herb at Chantilly High ... Recorded nine sacks and a pair of fumble recoveries on defense as a senior ... Earned first-team All-Concorde District honors on offense and defense in 2000 ... Gained first-team all-region recognition on defense and was an honorable mention Group AAA all-state pick ... Also lettered as a first baseman on the baseball team and earned first-team all-district honors as a senior ...</font>

    <font class="story"><strong>Personal:</strong> James Mercer Martin III ... Born 10/19/82 in Fairfax, VA ... Son of Susan Martin and Jim Martin ... Majoring in apparel, housing, resource management.</font>

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