COSTA MESA — Trey Pipkins’ only full college offer came from Division-II program Sioux Falls in South Dakota.
Five years later, Pipkins could be tasked with covering Philip Rivers’ blind side.
The 6-foot-7, 307-pound left tackle was drafted by the Chargers with the 91st pick in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft on Friday.
“I’m not sure that’s completely set in, honestly,” Pipkins said about protecting Rivers. “That’s just an unbelievable honor and something that I can...