The Jacksonville Jaguars signed QB Nathan Rourke to a reserve/future contract, the team announced today. Rourke is under contract with the Jaguars for the 2023 season.
Rourke was drafted by the CFL's BC Lions in 2020 and played with the Lions from 2021-22. He appeared in 22 games (11 starts) from 2021-22 and completed 300-of-395 passes for 4,035 yards and 28 TDs. Rourke completed 78.7 of his passes in 2022, setting a new CFL record and earned the CFL's award for Most Outstanding Canadian.
Rourke played at Ohio University from 2017-19 and threw for 7,457 yards and 60 TDs in three seasons, leading the Bobcats to three consecutive bowl victories. He was born in British Columbia and grew up in Oakville, Ontario.