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Jordan Love could be a fit for the Chargers, but what about all those interceptions?

Utah State v LSU
Utah State quarterback Jordan Love drops back to pass against LSU on Oct. 5 in Baton Rouge, La.
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The Chargers need a quarterback. Jordan Love will be available in the upcoming draft.

One potential problem: Love just threw 17 interceptions in 13 games for Utah State.

The Chargers are shopping for a new quarterback largely because Philip Rivers turned the ball over too often in 2019, a season that ended with a disappointing 5-11 record.

“It just came from me trying to do a little too much out there and force the ball downfield,” said Love, who, in his third college season, threw three interceptions each against Wake Forest, LSU and BYU.

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He was intercepted six times as both a freshman and sophomore. Then Love’s turnovers ballooned as the Aggies went 7-6 overall and 6-2 in the Mountain West.

In a quarterback class headed by Joe Burrow, Tua Tagovailoa and Justin Herbert, Love is generally regarded as a member of the top five.

“I had to go back and break it down and see why I made those mistakes,” he said. “It’s something I gotta learn from, can’t keep letting it happen. That’s what I tell teams right there.”


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