Jaguars waive Matt Scott, bring in 27 workout players

Kevin C. Cox

Brian Price and Greg Childs are among the 27 players invited to workout with the Jaguars.

The Jaguars have invited 27 players to participate in the team's rookie mini camp in addition to nine players selected in the 2014 NFL Draft and 17 players signed as undrafted free agents. Along with the announcement of 27 tryout players, the Jaguars also announced the release of second-year quarterback Matt Scott who is now subject to waivers.

On the list of players joining the Jaguars rookie mini-camp are three players with NFL experience: offensive lineman Antoine Caldwell, wide receiver Greg Childs and defensive tackle Brian Price. Here is the full list of players participating in the rookie mini camp on a trial basis:

Pos Player College
DE Marques Aiken Cincinnati
LB Leland Baker Alabama State
OT Jimmy Bennett Connecticut
RB Beau Blankenship Ohio
OT Kyle Bryant Youngstown State
G/C Antoine Caldwell* Alabama
G/T Jamey Cheatwood Coastal Carolina
WR Greg Childs* Arkansas
G Jordan Davis East Carolina
FB Ryan Eppes South Florida
CB Sean Evans Northern Illinois
LB Dozie Ezemma West Virginia
DE Matt Garrick UNLV
S/CB Andrew Green Nebraska
S Jerome Junior Winston Salem-State
S Sean Maag Central Florida
S/CB Chris Pickett Troy
CB Randy Ponder Missouri
DE Albert Presley Akron
DT Brian Price* UCLA
G/C Nate Richards Rice
DT Kayvon Sherrill Florida Atlantic
LB Spencer Shuey Clemson
CB Dominique Wheeler Valdosta State
S Jeremi Wilkes Syracuse
DE Tim Willman Connecticut
WR Brandon Wimberly Nevada

Price was a second round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft and started 14 games for the Buccaneers in 2011, but was traded to the Bears before the 2012 season. He made stops with the Vikings and Cowboys, but never played another NFL game and most recently played for the L.A. Kiss of the Arena Football League.

Caldwell was a third round pick of the Houston Texans in the 2009 NFL Draft and started 19 games for the team in four years. Childs was a fourth round pick of the Minnesota Vikings in the 2012 NFL Draft, but never played for the team after suffering patella tendon tears in both knees as a rookie in training camp.

The two-day minicamp for the Jaguars is scheduled to begin on Friday, May 16 and continue through Saturday, May 17.

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