Local Flavor

A lot of pundits like to say the Jacksonville Jaguars need to draft someone like Tim Tebow, a local kid, to pull in ticket sales and ignite the fan-base. Well, Alfie Crow of JagNation has been able to devise a "Local Flavor Only" draft that oddly enough makes quite a bit of sense both for need and value.

1st Round (10th) - Joe Haden, CB, Florida Gators: With the combination of the likelihood of Sam Bradford going number one overall and a poor 40-yard dash time, a lot of people seem to think Joe Haden is going to slip in the draft. Well, he wouldn't make it past 10th overall.

3rd Round (75th) - Torrell Troup, DT, Central Florida Knights: Troup was a dominating defensive tackle for the Knights the past two seasons. He also impressed scouts at the East West Shrine game. With an excellent combine workout, he's also rising on many draft boards.

4th Round (109th) - Dekoda Watson, LB, Florida State Seminoles: Watson was a productive athletic linebacker for the Seminoles who had a knack for getting to the quarterback. He impressed scouts at the combine posting top times and performances in nearly every category. The Jaguars are also looking for depth and competition at the linebacker position.

5th Round (145th) - Antonio Brown, WR, Central Michigan Chippewas - Brown is a native of Miami, Florida who left the state to head up to dominate the MAC conference with teammate Dan LeFevour at Central Michigan. Brown is a playmaker and a speedster, but he's a bit on the small side while will knock him down boards.

6th Round (183rd) - Myron Rolle, S/LB, Florida State Seminoles - While Myron Rolle had a poor performance speed-wise at the NFL Combine, a lot of scouts were impressed with how he performed at the Senior Bowl a few weeks prior. Rolle is a great story and would likely stick on the roster as at least a special teams player. However, it looks like he may fall down draft boards as many people question his commitment to football.

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