The Jacksonville Jaguars continued to make development on getting their 2021 rookie class fully signed by getting but one other draft opt below contract Thursday. This time it used to be fifth-round tight cease Luke Farrell, who is now the third 2021 draft opt to sign.
Farrell, 23, used to be selected 145th general within the 2021 NFL Draft out of Ohio Roar. With him joining the Buckeyes in 2017, he used to be coached by present Jags coach Urban Meyer as a collegiate participant for two seasons. By the cease of his college occupation, Farrell within the cease accumulated 34 receptions for 380 yards and touchdown in 44 video games (32 begins). His occupation-excessive came in 2018 the place apart he registered 20 receptions for 205 yards.
Farrell will now be half of a Jags tight cease community which can be a spell binding community to take a look at in camp. Leading the manner as doubtlessly the most experienced participant on the position will doubtless be James O’Shaughnessy. On the aid of him is free agent addition Chris Manhertz, nonetheless after that it gets attention-grabbing with Tyler Davis, Ben Ellefson, new signee Tim Tebow, and Farrell, all of whom could well additionally battle to be the Jags’ TE3.
Farrell joins edge rusher Jordan Smith and Jalen Camp as participants from that Jags 2021 draft class to sign their contracts. They’ve but to sign their first round picks (Trevor Lawrence and Travis Etienne), their 2d rounders (Tyson Campbell and Walker Limited), third round opt Andre Cisco, or fourth rounder Jay Tufele.