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Round 4: Quarterman is the selection at No. 140


JACKSONVILLE – Defense remains the norm for the Jaguars.

For the second time in minutes, the Jaguars on Saturday addressed defensive depth on Day 3 of the draft.

Shaq Quarterman, a linebacker from the University of Miami, became the Jaguars' seventh selection of the 2020 NFL Draft early Saturday afternoon. The Jaguars took Quarterman with the 34th selection of the fourth round, the No. 140 choice overall.

Quarterman (6-feet-0, 234 pounds), who attended Oakleaf High School just outside Jacksonville, was a two-time first-team All-Atlantic Conference selection at Miami the past two seasons. He was second-team All-ACC in 2017.

He finished this past season with 107 tackles, 15.5 for loss, one sack and one forced fumble.

The Jaguars, who entered the draft with 12 selections, have five selections remaining Saturday – two in Round 5 (Nos. 157 and 165), two in Round 6 (Nos. 189 and 206) and one in Round 7 (No. 222).

The Jaguars selected Florida cornerback C.J. Henderson (No. 9 overall) and Louisiana State defensive end/linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson (No. 20) in Round 1, Colorado wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. (No. 42) in Round 2, Ohio State defensive tackle DaVon Hamilton (No. 73) in Round 3, St. John's offensive lineman Ben Bartch (No. 116) in Round 4 and Michigan State cornerback Josiah Scott (No. 137) in Round 4.

Jaguars select Miami LB Shaq Quarterman with the 140th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

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