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Official: Hamilton signs

Ohio State defensive lineman Davon Hamilton runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

JACKSONVILLE – The Jaguars have signed another draft selection.

DaVon Hamilton, a defensive tackle selected in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft, has signed his rookie contract with the Jaguars. The team announced the signing Monday afternoon.

Hamilton (6-feet-4, 320 pounds), who played collegiately at Ohio State University, started as a redshirt senior in 2019 and earned third-team All-Big 10 honors. He had 28 tackles, 10.5 for loss, and also had six sacks as a senior.

Hamilton's 33 reps in the bench press at the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine was the best of all defensive linemen at the event this year. He started three games as a junior with 3.5 tackles for loss.

The Jaguars now have signed four of 12 players in their '20 draft class: Hamilton, tight end Tyler Davis (Round 6, No. 206 overall, Georgia Tech), wide receiver Collin Johnson (Round 5, No. 165, Texas) and linebacker Shaq Quarterman (Round 4, No. 140, Miami).

Hamilton was selected No. 73 overall.

The rest of the Jaguars' '20 draft class: Cornerback CJ Henderson (Round 1, No. 9 overall, Florida), defensive end/linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson (Round 1, No. 20, Louisiana State) wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. (Round 2, No. 42, Colorado), offensive lineman Ben Bartch (Round 4, No. 116, St. John's), cornerback Josiah Scott (Round 4, No. 137, Michigan State), safety Daniel Thomas (Round 5, No. 157, Auburn), quarterback Jake Luton (Round 6, No. 189, Oregon State) and cornerback Chris Claybrooks (Round 7, No. 223, Memphis).

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