The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed free agent linebacker Scott
Von der Ahe, a second-year veteran who spent the 1998 training
camp with the Indianapolis Colts. The addition of Von der Ahe
brings the Jaguars' roster to 87 players.
Von der Ahe, 23, was a sixth-round draft choice of the Colts in
- He played in nine games with two starts during the 1997
season, recording 22 tackles, one pass defensed and four special
teams tackles. Von der Ahe played in the first three preseason
games in 1998, before being waived on August 24 in the cut to 60.
Von der Ahe, 5-11, 242, was a two-year starter at Arizona State,
where he posted career totals of 198 tackles, three sacks, two
interceptions and three forced fumbles. During his senior season, he
was also a semifinalist for the Dick Butkus Award, given to college
football's best linebacker.
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