JACKSONVILLE – The quest for depth and potential continues.
The Jaguars made a move for those traits late in the draft Saturday, selecting a linebacker who could contribute on special teams and in a reserve role.
Leon Jacobs, an outside linebacker from Wisconsin, on Saturday became the first of two seventh-round selections for the Jaguars in the 2018 NFL Draft. The Jaguars selected Jacobs No. 230 overall.
Jacobs (6-feet-1, 246 pounds), a redshirt senior, attended the NFL Scouting Combine this offseason. He played 14 games with 3.5 sacks and 10 tackles for loss this past season.
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 No. 61 overall in Round 2, Alabama safety Ronnie Harrison No. 93 overall in Round 3, North Carolina State offensive tackle Will Richardson No. 129 overall in Round 4 and Nebraska quarterback Tanner Lee No. 203 overall in Round 6. They have one selection remaining: No. 247 overall (Round 7).