Chargers sign Adarius Pickett

UCLA Bruins defensive back Adarius Pickett #6 making a tackle during the Stanford Cardinal vs UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA on November 24, 2018 (Photo by Jevone Moore)

For Immediate Release

Thursday May 16, 2019

Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Chargers signed safety Adarius Pickett, the organization announced on Thursday. Pickett, a local product from UCLA, participated in rookie mini camp this past weekend.

Pickett, a four-year standout in the secondary for the Bruins, registered 274 total tackles, seven interceptions, 20 passes defensed and two fumble recoveries in 50 career games.

Adarius Pickett celebrates. (Photo by Jevone Moore/Full Image 360)

The Richmond, Calif., native capped off his Bruins career in 2018 by recording a team-high 123 tackles, including 77 colo stops, in 12 starts at safety. Pickett garnered second-team All-PAC-12 Honors in 2018 on the strength of his 6.4 solo tackles-per-game, ranking fifth in the country.

SIGNED               Pos.          Exp.          College 

Adarius Pickett       S              R                 UCLA