JACKSONVILLE – The Jaguars didn't ignore offense Saturday.
They didn't neglect playmakers, either – addressing that area with their second fifth-round selection on a busy Day 3 of this draft.
Collin Johnson, a wide receiver from the University of Texas, became the Jaguars' ninth selection of the 2020 NFL Draft Saturday afternoon. The Jaguars drafted Johnson with the 19th selection of the fifth round, the No. 165 pick overall. He was the second offensive player selected by the Jaguars Saturday, the third in this draft.
Johnson (6-feet-6, 222 pounds) played four seasons at Texas, playing in 45 games with 29 starts and serving as a team captain in 2019. He finished his career with 188 receptions (sixth in school history) for 2,624 yards (fifth in school history) and 15 touchdowns.
He was a preseason first-team All‐Big 12 selection this past season. Johnson is the son of former NFL defensive back and college football Hall of Famer Johnnie Johnson.
The Jaguars, who entered the draft with 12 selections, have three picks remaining Saturday – 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, Michigan State cornerback Josiah Scott (No. 137) in Round 4, and Miami linebacker Shaq Quarterman (No. 140) in Round 4 and Auburn safety Daniel Thomas (No. 157) in Round 5.
Jaguars select Texas wide receiver Collin Johnson with the 165th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.