JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed DE Arden Key, the team announced today.
Key, 6-5, 240, enters his fifth season in the NFL after initially being drafted by the Raiders in the third round (87th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft. Key has played in 54 career games and totaled 71 tackles, 9.5 sacks and three passes defensed. After spending his first three NFL seasons with the Raiders (2018-20), Key played in all 17 games for San Francisco in 2021 and posted a career-best 6.5 sacks.
The Lithonia, Ga. native played collegiately for LSU from 2015-17 where he totaled 130 tackles and 20.0 sacks in 31 games (28 starts). In 2016, he set a school record with 12.0 sacks and earned Second-Team All-SEC honors. He attended Hapeville Charter Academy (Atlanta) and tallied 15.0 sacks as a senior.