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Chargers, USC's Uchenna Nwosu both feel they hit a home run in NFL draft

LOS ANGELES_When Uchenna Nwosu grew up in Carson, he didn't have dreams of playing pro football in Los Angeles. He was more comfortable on a basketball court than a football field, and the NFL wasn't in Los Angeles yet.

But things change quickly.

The former reluctant football player from Harbor City's Narbonne High made some history Friday, becoming the first hometown selection of the Los Angeles Chargers in the NFL draft.

"It was pretty

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