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Official: Scott signs

Michigan State defensive back Josiah Scott does a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AJ Mast via AP Images)

JACKSONVILLE – The Jaguars' draft signings continue.

Josiah Scott, a cornerback selected in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, has signed his rookie contract with the Jaguars. The team announced the signing Friday afternoon.

Scott (5-feet-9, 185 pounds), who played collegiately at Michigan State University, was an ESPN freshman All-America selection. He played in 30 career games – all starts at corner – and finished his career with 98 tackles, 25 passes defended and seven interceptions.

He missed eight games as a sophomore with a torn meniscus and was the Defensive Most Valuable Player of the 2018 Redbox Bowl.

The Jaguars now have signed eight of 12 players in their '20 draft class: Scott, cornerback CJ Henderson (Round 1, No. 9 overall selection), offensive lineman Ben Bartch (Round 4, No. 116, St. John's), wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. (Round 2, No. 42, Colorado), defensive tackle DaVon Hamilton (Round 3, No. 73, Ohio State), tight end Tyler Davis (Round 6, No. 206, Georgia Tech), wide receiver Collin Johnson (Round 5, No. 165, Texas) and linebacker Shaq Quarterman (Round 4, No. 140, Miami).

Scott was the No. 137 overall selection.

The rest of the Jaguars' '20 draft class: Defensive end/linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson (Round 1, No. 20, Louisiana 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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