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Jaguars draft results: Notre Dame TE Ben Koyack to Jacksonville

The Jaguars wrapped up their 2015 NFL Draft class by taking Notre Dame TE Ben Koyack with the 229th overall selection.

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The Jacksonville Jaguars selected Notre Dame tight end Ben Koyack in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL Draft with the No. 229 overall pick. The pick was acquired via trade from the New York Jets in a swap of the 103rd and 104th picks in the fourth round.

Koyack is a 6'5, 255 pound tight end who caught 30 passes for 317 yards and two touchdowns with the Fighting Irish as a senior in 2014. He was on the Mackey Award watch list prior to his junior and senior seasons and is the only one of the Jaguars draft picks that played in the Senior Bowl, although he didn't play on the side coached by Gus Bradley and the Jaguars coaches.

The Jaguars previously addressed the tight end position by signing Julius Thomas in free agency and restructuring the contract of Marcedes Lewis. The seventh round featured not only Koyack, but Monmouth wide receiver Neal Sterling as well, who could be developed as a move tight end.

That was the final selection of the 2015 NFL Draft for the Jaguars. It is possible that the Jaguars could trade back into the seventh round, but that is unlikely and picks 250-256 are not allowed to be traded. Undrafted free agency will begin immediately after the conclusion of the seventh round.