Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 8/1/12

Former New York Jet and New England Patriot Quarterback Kevin O'Connell agrees to a one year contract with the Chargers, Monday July 30th. 

O'Connell is a San Diego native, spending his college years at San Diego State University. Growing up, O'Connell spent his years watching the Chargers. 

O'Connell is excited about the opportunity to return to Southern California, "I'm very very excited to be a Charger, I've always been a San Diego guy so it's exciting to be here". Said O'Connell in a press conference after signing. 

O'Connell could fill the Chargers need for a solid third string Quarterback. It has been made clear that the organization wants to have three on board. There are still options out there to fill the spot (and hopefully the Bolts won't have to worry about who is in the third spot). But adding depth and competition to the position is never a bad thing. 

Best of luck to O'Connell and his journey with his new/hometown team. 

 

Just a little video for you guys to watch. Thought it would be interesting and informative. 

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