The Jacksonville Jaguars now contain fourth-round defensive tackle below contract Jay Tufele, making it four draft selections for the 2021 class to sign with the crew. The crew presented the deal Friday, a day after coming to phrases with fifth-round take hang of Luke Farrell.
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Tufele, 21, was the 106th selection of the 2021 NFL Draft out of Southern California. Whereas there, he made an appearance in 12 video games in 2018 and was a starter for 13 contests the next year. Then over again, in 2020, Tufele elected to make a decision-out with the coronavirus giving collegiate gamers the chance to enact so, and grew to change into his center of attention to the 2021 NFL Draft.
For the length of the two seasons in which he saw the sector with the Trojans, he accrued 65 tackles (11 of which were for loss) and had 6.5 profession sacks.
Tufele will join a line of defense beefy of veterans to abet data him fancy Roy Robertson-Harris, Malcom Brown, and Jihad Ward — all of whom were signed this offseason. He’ll even contain some young gamers to learn alongside fancy 2nd-year linemen Doug Costin and DaVon Hamilton.
With Tufele below contract, he joined fellow freshmen Jordan Smith, Jalen Camp, and Farrell because the Jags’ first four signees from the 2021 class. The crew nonetheless has 5 picks to sign in first-rounders Trevor Lawrence and Travis Etienne, 2nd-rounders Tyson Campbell and Walker Minute, and third-rounder Andre Cisco.