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Pick No. 181: Jaguars select Montana DE Tyrone Holmes


JACKSONVILLE – All defense all the time.

That continued as the2016 NFL Draft theme for the Jaguars as Saturday evening approached, with the team using a fifth consecutive selection on defense.

Tyrone Holmes, a defensive end from the University of Montana, became the fifth player selected by the Jaguars in the 2016 NFL Draft. Holmes was the No. 181 selection of the draft, the sixth selection of the sixth round.

The Jaguars used their first five selections of the 2016 draft on defense.

With the 181t pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Jaguars selected Montana defensive lineman Tyrone Holmes.

Holmes (6-feet-2, 253 pounds), a four-year starter, registered 25.5 sacks over his last two seasons and finished with 34.5 during his career. He led the Football Championship Subdivision with 18 sacks as a senior.

He also was the FCS Defensive Player of the Year as a senior and played in the East-West Shrine game.

The Jaguars selected Florida State cornerback Jalen Ramsey with the No. 5 overall selection of the first round on Thursday, then selected UCLA linebacker Myles Jack with the No. 36 selection overall in the second round.

They selected Maryland defensive end Yannick Ngahoue with the No. 69 overall selection in the third round on Friday and Notre Dame defensive tackle Sheldon Day with the No. 103 overall selection in the fourth round.

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