JACKSONVILLE – The quarterback came in Round 6.
After focusing on the line and receiver early in the draft, the Jaguars on Saturday afternoon made a move for depth at the quarterback position.
Tanner Lee, a quarterback from Nebraska, on Saturday became the Jaguars’ sixth-round selection in the 2018 NFL Draft. The Jaguars selected Tanner No. 203 overall.
Lee (6-feet-4, 218 pounds), who forewent his senior season to enter the draft, played one season at Nebraska after playing two seasons at Tulane. He completed 246 of 428 passes thispast season for 3,143 yards and 23 touchdowns with 16 interceptions.
The Jaguars selected defensive lineman Taven Bryan from the University of Florida No. 29 overall in Round 1, wide receiver DJ Chark from Louisiana State University No. 61 overall in Round 2, University of Alabama safety Ronnie Harrison in Round 3 and right tackle Will Richardson No. 129 overall in Round 4. They have two selections remaining: No. 230 overall (Round 7) and No. 247 overall (Round 7).
The Jaguars select Nebraska QB Tanner Lee with the 203rd pick in the 2018 draft.