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No. 33 overall: Campbell is the selection

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JACKSONVILLE – The Jaguars got defensive early Friday.

With the first selection of Round 2 of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Jaguars opened Day 2 by continuing to strengthen the secondary.

Tyson Campbell, a cornerback from University of Georgia, on Friday joined the Jaguars as the No. 33 overall selection in the '21 draft. He became the first defensive player selected by the Jaguars in this draft after they selected two offensive players on Day 1.

Campbell (6-feet-2, 185 pounds) started 30 games in three seasons for the Bulldogs with an interception and 10 passes defensed. He also registered 99 career tackles and he had five passes defensed with an interception as a junior this past season.

The Jaguars on Thursday selected Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence No. 1 overall and Clemson running back Travis Etienne No. 25 overall. They hold seven more selections in the '21 draft: No. 45 overall (Round 2), No. 65 overall (Round 3), No. 106 overall (Round 4), No. 130 overall (Round 4), No. 145 overall (Round 5), No. 170 overall (Round 5), No. 249 overall (Round 7).

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