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On the topic of best Jaguar draft pick, lets remember Rob Johnson

Rob Johnson, out of Southern California, was actually a teammate to Tony Boselli and Keyshawn Johnson. A fourth-rounder, he is one of five quarterbacks ever drafted by the Jaguars. The other four (Jonathan Quinn, Gabbert, Garrard and Leftwich) were drafted in the 3rd/1st/4th/1st.

Statistically, he was OK for the Jaguars. Playing in only 8 games (starting one in 1997, no passes thrown in two 1996 appearences); he went 25 for 35, 368yds, 2tds, 3ints...he ran 13for51 and 1td. Truth be told, that seems acceptable for a 4th rder. He went on to a pretty good career with the Bills and etc, managing to get a ring on the '02 Bucs like McCardell did.

The best thing is he was traded for a 1st and a 4th....

That 1st that year we all know very well (Fred!!), he also was turned into Tavian Banks....A sad story of a lost career, I remember that game in '99 when he destroyed his knee in Atlanta on that Astroturf... :(

[His Stats, NFL.com]

1999 Jacksonville Jaguars 8 1 23 82 3.6 21 0 14 137 9.8 38 0 -- --
1998 Jacksonville Jaguars 6 1 26 140 5.4 51 1 4 20 5.0 10 0 2 1
TOTAL 49 222 4.5 51 1 18 157 8.7 38 0 2 1

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