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NFL Draft Round 6, Pick 185 Overall: Washington is the Selection

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JACKSONVILLE – The Jaguars got offensive again as Saturday continued.

Parker Washington, a wide receiver from Penn State University, on Saturday was selected by the Jaguars in Round 6 of the 2023 NFL Draft – the No. 185 overall selection.

Washington (5-feet-10, 204 pounds), who played three seasons for Penn State, caught 146 career passes for 1,920 yards and 12 touchdowns. He caught 46 passes for 611 yards and two touchdowns in 2022 after catching 64 passes for 820 yards and four touchdowns in 2021.

He caught a career-high six touchdown passes on 36 receptions with 489 yards in 2020. He was an honorable mention All-Big 10 selection in 2022.

Washington became the fourth Penn State player selected by the Jaguars in the NFL Draft. They selected Penn State tight end Brenton Strange Friday in Round 2 of the '23 draft.

The Jaguars earlier Saturday selected Florida linebacker Vontrell Miller (Round 4, No. 121 overall), Oklahoma State defensive end Tyler Lacy (Round 4, No. 130 overall), Louisville linebacker Yasir Abdullah (Round 5, No. 136 overall) and Texas A&M safety Antonio Johnson (Round 5, No. 160 overall).

The Jaguars also on Saturday traded the No. 127 overall selection to the New Orleans Saints for the No. 227 overall selection in 2023 and a fourth-round 2024 selection.

The Jaguars on Friday selected Penn State University tight end Brenton Strange with the No. 61 overall selection (Round 2) and Auburn running back Tank Bigsby with the No. 88 overall selection (Round 3). The Jaguars on Thursday selected University of Oklahoma offensive tackle Anton Harrison in Round 1 – No 27 overall.

The Jaguars hold five more selections in the '23 draft

  • No. 202 overall (Round 6)
  • No. 208 overall (Round 6)
  • No. 226 overall (Round 7)
  • No. 227 overall (Round 7)
  • No. 240 overall (Round 7)

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