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Larry Rountree drafted by the Chargers in the 6th round

Rountree heads to San Diego Los Angeles to start his pro football career.

NCAA Football: Arkansas at Missouri Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL draft rolls on, and Missouri Tigers football players keep coming off the board. This time it was with the 14th pick in the 6th round, or 198th overall, when the Los Angeles Chargers selected Tigers running back Larry Rountree III, or Larry Three-sticks.

Rountree came to Mizzou as an unheralded recruit out of North Carolina and quickly paved his way at Mizzou with his powerful running style and ball security. Rountree being selected means Missouri has a five man draft class so far, and that’s the most players selected since the 2009 draft when 6 were chosen (oddly enough it did NOT feature Chase Daniel being chosen, despite still being in the league — wild).

Congrats to Larry and his new home out west, From NC to COMO to LA.