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NFL Mock Draft 2013: Star Lotulelei to the Jaguars

Star Lotulelei is rated as the top interior defensive lineman in the draft.

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The Jacksonville Jaguars will need to beef up their defensive line heading into 2013 and one of the easiest ways to do so is during the NFL Draft with their second overall pick. In Mocking The Draft's latest 2013 NFL Mock Draft, the Jaguars do just that by adding the top rated defensive tackle with the second overall pick.

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2. Jacksonville Jaguars: Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah:

This is a pick that's been gone over myriad times. By now you know the words like it's "Call Me Maybe," or whatever Florida kids sing. Terrance Knighton is an impending free agent, Tyson Alualu has been a disappointment and C.J. Mosley is better as a backup. Lotulelei is among the best players in this draft, despite pedestrian stats during his career. His power at the line of scrimmage will make him an immediate starter wherever he goes.

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Without seeing what the Jaguars are doing in free agency, Lotulelei makes a ton of sense for the Jaguars at No. 2 overall. The team was gashed against the run in 2012 and adding a player like Lotulelei should instantly upgrade the run defense at the least. Star also offers some ability to rush the passer from the interior.