The Jacksonville Jaguars today signed rookie linebacker Sidney Tarver to the practice squad. The Jaguars have 53 players on the active roster, 22 players on injured reserve and five players on the practice squad.
Tarver, 6-3, 236, was signed by Cleveland as an undrafted free agent in 2011 and was waived during final cuts. He started 30 of 40 games at Tennessee State and totaled 144 tackles, 4.5 sacks and two interceptions. As a senior, he started all 13 games and registered 62 tackles and 3.5 sacks. A native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, he attended Baylor High School where he earned all-state honors his final two seasons.
Tarver will wear jersey number 57.