Urban Meyer recently included his first NFL draft as head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars, and although this franchise has a once-in-a-generation talent in Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence, there is also one player they target. The second, the first – picked the round on Thursday night.
According to ESPN, Mayer and Jaguars are looking to draft Florida’s wide-receiver Cadarius Tony with a 25th overall pick, but he has been picked by five of the New York Giants. Earlier, ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates reported that Meyer said it was “heart broken” that he couldn’t draft him.
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Toney played Gators alongside Kyle Pitts and quarterback Kyle Trask, who were drafted by the Atlanta Falcons and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers respectively.Last season, Toney finished with 70 receptions in 984 yards and 10 touchdowns. There were 19 carrying 161 yards and scored.
Jaguar will focus on TIM TEBOW after the NFL draft, GM said.
Instead of missing out on Toney, the Jaguar had to “settle” for the star who ran Lawrence’s teammate Travis Etienne during his college days at Clemson.
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When Lawrence and Etienne were recruited by the Jaguars in the first round, teammates Clemson became the first / run-back from the same school pair ever to be drafted by the same team in the first round. NFL Draft in General Draft According to NFL research