The Jacksonville Jaguars have selected Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel with the second overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. The Jaguars have a good starting left tackle in Eugene Monroe, who according to Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell will remain on the left side, which means Joeckel should be the team's starting right tackle on opening day.
It's an unconventional pick, as right tackles are generally drafted much later, and it's going to be met with plenty of criticism. It's a ballsy pick however, and it does fill a massive need on the offensive line.
Joeckel was considered by most to be the favorite to be the first pick of the Kansas City Chiefs before they elected to select Central Michigan's Eric Fisher. Joeckel, 6-6, 310 pounds, was a consensus All-American and was the winner of the Outland Trophy in his junior season as he blocked for the eventual-Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel.
The Jaguars, barring a trade, will now pick again with the 33rd overall pick on Friday afternoon in the second round.