JACKSONVILLE – The Jaguars addressed tight end early Friday.
They also continued to collect draft selections.
Brenton Strange, a tight end from Penn State University, on Friday night was selected by the Jaguars No. 61 overall in the 2023 NFL Draft – the 30th selection of Round 2.
The Jaguars traded the No. 56 overall selection to the Chicago Bears for the Nos. 61 (Round 2) and 136 selections (Round 5). They had added three selections with two trades Thursday night, and now hold 13 selections in this draft.
Strange (6-feet-3 7/8, 253 pounds), who played four seasons at Penn State, caught 70 passes for 755 yards and 11 touchdowns in his college career. He caught 32 passes for 365 yards and five touchdowns in 2022.
Strange was a third-team All-Big 10 selection as a senior, starting 26 games over the last two seasons.
Strange became the third Penn State player selected by the Jaguars in the NFL Draft, the first since wide receiver Allen Robinson (Round 2, 2014).
The Jaguars on Thursday selected University of Oklahoma offensive tackle Anton Harrison in Round 1 – No 27 overall.
The Jaguars hold 11 more selections in the '23 draft:
- No. 88 overall (Round 3)
- No. 121 overall (Round 4)
- No. 127 overall (Round 4)
- No. 130 overall (Round 4)
- No. 136 overall (Round 5)
- No. 160 overall (Round 5)
- No. 185 overall (Round 6)
- No. 202 overall (Round 6)
- No. 208 overall (Round 6)
- No. 226 overall (Round 7)
- No. 240 overall (Round 7)