Jaguars Sign Second-Round OT Jawaan Taylor

     

Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Jaguars have signed second-round OT Jawaan Taylor to a four-year contract on Thursday. 

The Jaguars have now signed five of their seven draft picks including:

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
7. 1. Josh Allen DE Kentucky  
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

Taylor, 21, was the No. 35 overall pick by the Jaguars out of Florida. Jacksonville traded up with the Raiders to draft him and exchanged their No. 38 and No. 109 overall picks, while acquiring a fourth- and seventh-round picks from Oakland. 

According to OverTheCap.com, Taylor receives a four-year, $7,916,458 rookie contract including a $3,777,424 signing bonus. 

Taylor played for three seasons at Florida and started 35 total games at right tackle. He was believed to be among the best offensive tackles in the 2019 NFL Draft but slid until the second round. 

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