On Now
Coming Up
  • Sun., Dec. 28, 2014 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST Countdown to Kickoff

    The official San Diego Chargers pre-game show.

  • Sun., Dec. 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM PST Live Chargers @ Chiefs The Chargers finish up regular season play in Kansas City.
  • Sun., Dec. 28, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM PST Post-Game Show The official San Diego Chargers post-game show with exclusive interviews with Mike McCoy, Chargers players, phone calls and comments breaking down the game.
  • Sun., Jan. 25, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST 2015 Pro Bowl

    Fans can begin voting to select players for the 2015 Pro Bowl. Voting is available online. Balloting will conclude on Monday, December 15. The Pro Bowl players will be announced on Tuesday, December 23 live on NFL Network.

  • Sun., Jul. 19, 2015 7:30 AM PDT Kaiser Permanente Bolt to the Q Registration is now open for the 5th Annual Kaiser Permanente Bolt to the Q!



Prospect Profile: Alec Ogletree

Posted Apr 5, 2013

Learn more about inside linebacker Alec Ogletree out of Georgia.

In order to familiarize fans with some of the top names in the 2013 NFL Draft, Chargers.com will be highlighting a different prospect each weekday leading up to the first day of the draft on April 25th.

We continue the series with a scouting report of Georgia inside linebacker Alec Ogletree.

Name: Alec Ogletree
School: Georgia
Height: 6-foot-2
Weight: 242 LBS
Position: Inside Linebacker

Photo Gallery: Alec Ogletree in action | More Photos

Alec Ogletree is an outstanding linebacker who flew somewhat under the radar playing next to Jarvis Jones at Georgia.  In fact, some might know him better because of his off the field issues instead of his impressive performances on it.  Regardless, he is a dynamic player who has a shot to be productive immediately as a rookie.

Ogletree began his tenure at Georgia as a safety before converting to inside linebacker the past two seasons.  At the position, he amassed 163 tackles, 19 tackles for a loss and six sacks.  Ogletree recorded most of those stats this past season as a junior when he flashed his big play ability by totaling 111 tackles, 11.5 for a loss and three sacks.

Being a converted safety, Ogletree’s best attribute is his top-end speed and ability to cover the entire field from sideline to sideline to chase down the ball carrier.  He shreds blockers with relative ease and is disruptive in the backfield.  Ogletree is also a bone-crushing tackler who explodes into the opposition.  Another key attribute for him is his ability to succeed against both the run and the pass.  He is strong in coverage and is showing improved ball skills in addition to his knack for pressuring the quarterback.

Even though he has the skills of a surefire first round draft pick, there are many who speculate he could slip to day two due to his past brushes with the law. Still, Ogletree is adamant that he has matured since his past indiscretions, and if that truly is the case, he is primed to be an impact player in the NFL.

Combine Metrics
40-yard Dash: 4.70
Bench Press: 20
Vertical Jump: 33.5 inches
Broad Jump: 122.0 inches
3-Cone Drill: 7.16


The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed above do not represent the opinions or policies of the San Diego Chargers’ front office staff, coaches or executives.


Keep up to date with you Chargers! Sign Up Now!.
Add Your Comment:

Guidelines: Please keep your comments relevant to the topic and appropriate. Abusive or combatant comments towards other fans will not be tolerated and will be removed from display on this site. Use the "Report Abuse" link to help keep the Chargers community at its best.