Chargers sign first-round corner Jason Verrett

The San Diego Chargers have signed first-round cornerback Jason Verrett to a four-year contract with a club option for a fifth year.

All of the Chargers' draft picks are now under contract.

Verrett was selected 25th overall out of Texas Christian.

The 5-foot-10, 189-pounder recorded 160 career tackles, 41 pass deflections and nine interceptions.

Last seaosn, Verrett had 39 tackles, 14 passes defensed, two interceptions, one sack and one forced fumble. He was named a second-team All-America selection, first-team All-Big 12 pick, co-Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and a semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award as the top defensive back in the nation.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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