LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The future is looking bright for the Chargers, and much of that is due to the phenomenal play of quarterback Justin Herbert, who was named NFL Rookie of the Year Thursday.
The 22-year-old Herbert had the most touchdown passes, 31, and completions, 396, by a rookie in NFL history this past season.READ MORE: LAPD Trying To Break Up Cypress Park Party Between The 5 And 10 Freeways
The No. 6 overall pick out of the University of Oregon in last year’s draft, Herbert threw for a staggering 4,336 yards, second among rookies in NFL history.READ MORE: Venice High School Unable To Use Its New Multimillion Dollar Stadium Due To A Dispute With A Neighbor
Herbert also had eight 300-yard passing games, also a rookie record.MORE NEWS: Family Members And Loved Ones Gather To Remember 10-Year-Old Anthony Avalos Who Would Have Been 13 This Week
The other four finalists for the award were Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson, Jacksonville Jaguars running back James Robinson, and Washington defensive end Chase Young.