JACKSONVILLE – Uche Nwaneri has passed away.
Nwaneri, a starting offensive guard for the Jaguars from 2007-2013, passed away Friday, the team confirmed Monday. He was 38.
Nwaneri, fifth-round selection in the 2007 NFL Draft from Purdue University, started 92 of 104 games for the Jaguars. He was a key member of the offensive line when Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew won the 2011 NFL rushing title with a franchise-record 1,606 yards.