Jaguars Sign First-Round DE Josh Allen


The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Thursday that they’ve signed first-round EDGE Josh Allen to a four-year rookie contract.

This leaves just one draft still unsigned for the Jaguars:

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
7. 1. Josh Allen DE Kentucky Signed
35. 2. Jawaan Taylor OT Florida Signed
69. 3. Josh Oliver TE SJST Signed
98. 3. Quincy Williams OT Murray State  
140. 5. Ryquell Armstead RB Temple Signed
178. 6. Gardner Minshew QB WSU Signed
235. 7. Dontavius Russell DT Auburn Signed

Allen was selected by the Jaguars with the No. 7 overall pick and was considered one of the best available edge rushers in the 2019 NFL Draft. 

According to, Allen receives a four-year, $22,742,636 rookie contract that includes $14,560,100 signing bonus. 

During his four-year college career at Kentucky, Allen recorded 220 tackles, 31.5 sacks, an interception, 11 forced fumbles, two recoveries and eight pass defenses over the course of 42 games.


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