Myles Jack was a consensus pick to the Jaguars prior to more info coming out about his bum knee, which according to some is a "time bomb", but despite the knee issue the Jaguars still considered him with the #5 overall pick, and then also considered trading back into the first round to acquire Jack. Eventually on day 2 of the draft, Jack's free fall ended when the Jaguars traded the 38th and 146th overall picks to move up to 36 and acquire the star UCLA linebacker. Early on April 29th Myles Jack's doctor, James Andrews, announced that Jack's knee does not need micro fracture surgery, plus Jack tweeted out a video of himself dunking a basketball. That plus the fact that the Jaguars put Jack through a series of workouts just two weeks ago should give Jaguar fans a reasonable expectation that Jack is healthy. Aside from the injury mumbo jumbo Jack is a near perfect prospect. He excels in run defense and pass coverage and has extremely rare athletic ability for a 6'1'', 245 lb. linebacker. Assuming Jack is healthy, he will be the steal of the draft.
Ngakoue is a pass rush specialist from the University of Maryland who will start out as a third down pass rusher for the Jaguars and could eventually develop into a starting edge rusher. With below average height and arm length for an edge rusher Ngakoue slid to the third round, but his college production and natural football athleticism gives him a legit chance to become an impact situational pass rusher for the Jaguars early on in his career.
Having addressed cornerback and linebacker with two elite prospects and adding a situational pass rusher in the third round, the Jaguars may be putting together their best draft class of all time.
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