Jaguars Lock On Target in Round Five

The Jaguars added their second safety in this years draft by selecting Wake Forest's, Josh Gattis with the 150th overall pick (fifth round).

Josh Gattis is 6'1", 206 lbs., and ran a 4.47/40 at his pro-day. Gattis has good ball awareness and takes good angles to the football. He's aggressive in the running game, and has good instincts. Gattis is best suited for a zone system, which the Jaguars play. The only knocks on Gattis are that is tackling is suspect, and he struggles in man-to-man coverage. Jaguars defensive backs coach Alvin Reynolds and secondary coach Dave Campo had breakfast with Gattis at his pro-day and were impressed.

The Jaguars have filled their safety needs in this draft with "the eraser", Reggie Nelson and Gattis. Gattis should challenge for a roster spot by being a special teams contributer, and is a little more polished than current Jaguars safety, Jamaal Fudge.

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