The 19 year history of the Jaguars has been littered with some terrible draft picks, so narrowing this down to just the one pick that I thought was the worst was tough.
In the end I settled on Derrick Harvey based on a few different things. First, Harvey was a top-10 selection expected to be a premier edge rusher on the Jaguars defense for years to come. Second, I considered cost, which the Jaguars gave up two third-round picks and a fourth-round pick to jump from the 26th pick all the way up to eight in order to draft him.
Remember the Jaguars were a playoff team in 2007, and they took a big swing to fill their biggest need in the 2008 draft and missed badly. This pick was really the first in a line of decisions that set the Jaguars franchise back tremendously. Harvey played three seasons in Jacksonville and only managed to net eight sacks, while costing the team $17.1 million in guaranteed money.
We will always have this though.
Who do you think was the worst draft pick in Jaguars history?