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Pick No. 201: Jaguars select QB Brandon Allen


JACKSONVILLE – The Jaguars finally went offense late Saturday.

When they did, they opted to go for depth at the most important position.

Brandon Allen, a quarterback from the University of Arkansas, on Saturday became the sixth player selected by the Jaguars in the 2016 NFL Draft. He was the No. 201 selection of the draft, the 26th selection of the sixth round.

Allen (6-feet-1, 217 pounds), a three-year starter for the Razorbacks, completed 583 of 1,016 passes for 7,463 yards and 64 touchdowns with 26 interceptions in four seasons. He completed 244 of 370 passes for 3,440 yards and 30 touchdowns with eight interceptions as a senior.

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

With the 201st pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Jaguars selected Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen.

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.

They selected Montana defensive end Tyrone Holmes with the No. 181 selection in the sixth round.

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