JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed TE Jacob Hollister to the active roster and K Kaare Vedvik to the practice squad, the team announced today.
Hollister, 6-4, 285, signed with New England as a rookie free agent in 2017 and played in 23 games with the Patriots from 2017-18, registering eight receptions for 94 yards. In 2019, he signed with Seattle, where he caught 66 passes for 558 yards and six TDs in two seasons (2019-20) for the Seahawks, including 41 receptions for 349 yards in 2019. His career NFL totals include 74 catches for 652 yards and six TDs, and his teams have posted a 37-13 record in his 50 games played. In 2021, Hollister spent training camp and the preseason with Buffalo.
Hollister played three seasons at the University of Wyoming after transferring from Arizona Western College. He caught 75 passes for 1,114 yards and 12 TDs with the Cowboys, highlighted by 32 receptions for 515 yards and seven TDs as a senior en route to first-team all-conference honors. The Bend, Ore. native played quarterback at Mountain View (Bend, Ore.) High School and was named the Oregon 5A State Player of the Year as a senior.
Vedvik entered the NFL in 2019 as a rookie free agent with the Baltimore Ravens and has spent time with the Vikings, Bengals, Bills and Washington Football Team. He attended Marshall and was named 2017 First-Team Conference USA as a punter.