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Jalen Ramsey 'has the presence of a 5-year veteran' according to Jaguars teammate

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The Jaguars first round pick was impressive the little he was on the field, but he's already impressing his teammates off it.

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Jacksonville Jaguars fans were overjoyed when Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey fell into their lap and the team essentially sprinted to the podium to pick him with the No. 5 overall pick. Ramsey was one of the players the majority of Jaguars fans wanted leading up to the draft, though it appeared as if he'd be long gone by the time the team's pick rolled around.

He was still there and the team got him, and what little he's shown on the field has already been impressive, but he's also impressing some of the veterans on the team with his demeanor and work ethic.

"He understands that he's got to work," Ramesy's teammate and veteran free agent signing Tashaun Gipson said in a SiriusXM Radio interview. "He's always talking to me, trying to pick my brain. And one of the things that I see in him is that he's eager to learn and one thing about him is that I don't think that the stage is going to be too bright for him."

Gipson also noted that Ramsey "had the presence of a five-year veteran" and has made an impression with his hard work and willingness to learn at the NFL level. Ramsey had always been praised as a fiery competitor, maybe too much so at times, but making these kind of impressions with the veterans before the season even kicks off can go a long way.