Chargers add Wooden, Kelly to front office

The San Diego Chargers have hired JoJo Wooden as director of

player personnel and Kevin Kelly as director of college

scouting.

Wooden replaces Jimmy Raye, who went to the Indianapolis Colts

as vice president of football operations. Wooden spent the past 16

seasons with the New York Jets, including the past six as the

assistant director of player personnel.

Kelly replaces John Spanos, who was promoted to executive vice

president of football operations.

Kelly spent 2012 as a personnel scout with the Jets. Prior to

that, he spent three seasons as an area scout with the Indianapolis

Colts and eight seasons as an area scout with the Cleveland Browns.

In Indianapolis, he worked with new Chargers general manager Tom

Telesco.