The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed 10 players, four who were
members of the team's practice squad last season and six free
Re-signed were DT James Clyburn, WR Damon Dunn, CB Heron
O'Neal and TE Mark Thomas. Clyburn and Dunn were on the
practice squad the entire 1998 season, while Thomas was a member
for 16 weeks and O'Neal for the final week. All four players were
undrafted rookies who spent the '98 training camp and preseason
with the team.
The new additions are: FB Matt Calhoun, C Dave Kempfert, PK
Steve Lindsey, LB Jason Nevadomsky, TE Cam Quayle and G
Calhoun, 25, is a 6-0, 250-pounder who spent 1998 out of football.
He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Giants
in 1997 and waived during training camp. He started at fullback for
Ohio State in 1996. He is a native of Heath, Ohio.
Kempfert, 24, spent most of the 1997 season on the Seattle
Seahawks' practice squad and was with the St. Louis Rams for the
1998 preseason before being waived on August 25 in the cut to 60.
He was a two-time All-Conference selection at the University of
Montana. The 6-4, 295-pound Kempfert is a native of Missoula, Mt.
Lindsey, 24, was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted
free agent last year but was waived on July 15 before training camp
opened. The 6-0, 170-pound Lindsey kicked for the University of
Mississippi for three seasons, hitting on 23 of 26 extra points and 9
of 18 field goals. He is a native of Hattiesburg, Miss.
Nevadomsky, 23, was waived by the New York Giants on the final
cuts in 1998 after being signed as an undrafted rookie. He was
first-team All-State at Fullerton College in his native Fullerton, Calif.
The 6-2, 240-pound Nevadomsky started at defensive end at UCLA
in 1995, missed all of 1996 with a shoulder injury and was a key
reserve in '97.
Quayle, 26, was dubbed 'Mr. Irrelevant" after being made the final
choice of the 1998 draft (241st overall) by the Baltimore Ravens.
He spent the '98 preseason with Baltimore and was waived on
August 25. Quayle was a four-year letterman at Weber State,
finishing as the fifth-most-productive receiver in school history with
149 catches for 1,414 yards and 10 touchdowns. He served a
two-year mission for the Mormon Church in 1992 and '93 during his
college career. The 6-7, 255-pound Quayle is a native of Ogden,
Ingram, 27, is a four-year veteran who spent the final four weeks of
1998 on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' practice squad. He was a
seventh-round draft choice of the Buccaneers in 1995, appearing in
one game as a rookie. In 1996, he was waived during training camp
and re-signed by Tampa Bay for the final six games, although he
was inactive every week. He spent the 1997 season on injured
reserve with a broken right leg suffered in training camp. The 6-4,
315-pound Ingram was All-Conference for two years at the
University of Maryland and is a native of Greenbelt, Md.
Jaguars linebacker Kevin Hardy has been named one of NFL
Films' 1998 "Unsung Heroes" and will be featured this week on
"NFL Films Presents - Looking Back", which airs several times this
week on ESPN and ESPN2. Hardy is one of six NFL players
named the unsung heroes of the 1998 season.
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