Jared Kirksey is in his eighth season in the NFL and his third season with the Jaguars. Kirksey was originally hired by Jacksonville in May 2013 to serve as the BLESTO Scout for the Jaguars Player Personnel department and was promoted to College Scout prior to the 2014 season. Kirksey will serve as the Jaguars primary college scout in the Northeast, covering Connecticut, New Jersey, Maine, Delaware, New Hampshire, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. Kirksey provides reports on the top players from that area for use by the Jaguars Player Personnel Department.
Prior to joining the Jaguars, Kirksey spent three seasons (2010-2012) with the Buccaneers and two years before that with the Houston Texans (2008-09), where he served as the College and Pro Scouting Intern. During his time with the Texans, Kirksey was in charge of evaluating specialists (punters, kickers, long snappers) from all 32 teams around the league, among other numerous duties. Kirksey also worked closely with Texans General Manager Rick Smith and Director of Personnel Brian Gardner in evaluating free agents and the status of the organization.
Kirksey played collegiately at the University of Central Florida as a senior in 2007. He was born on July 29, 1985 in Gainesville, Florida. His father, Larry, previously served as the wide receivers coach for the Houston Texans.
|03/16/2017||Josh McNary (LB) signed.|
|03/12/2017||Roy Miller (DT) released.|
|03/11/2017||Earl Watford (OL) signed.|
|03/11/2017||Stefan Charles (DT) signed.|
|03/10/2017||Barry Church (S) signed.|
|03/10/2017||Calais Campbell (DL) signed.|
|03/10/2017||Lerentee McCray (DE) signed.|
|03/10/2017||A.J. Bouye (CB) signed.|
|03/09/2017||Julius Thomas (TE) traded to Miami.|
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|Fowler Jr., Dante||DNP||-|