The Jacksonville Jaguars signed rookie quarterback Todd Boeckman and waived first-year quarterback Paul Smith today.
Boeckman, 6-5, 243, was originally signed by the Jaguars on June 17 and was waived on July 31. He was a two-year letterman at Ohio State where he played in 27 games, completing 255 of 402 passes for 3,041 yards and 31 touchdowns. He served as team captain as a senior and started the first three games. He earned All-Big Ten honors as a junior as he threw for 2,379 yards and 25 touchdowns and led the conference with a 148.04 passing efficiency.
A native of St. Henry, Ohio, Boeckman was a four-year starter at St. Henry High School where he threw for 7,021 yards and 64 touchdowns. He earned all-state honors in football, basketball and baseball. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in consumer affairs in March of 2008.
Smith signed with the Jaguars as a rookie free agent in 2008 and spent the majority of the season on the club's practice squad. He played in two of three preseason games this year.