3 Jacksonville Jaguars 2021 NFL Draft prospects from Oregon
Thomas Graham can add depth to the Jacksonville Jaguars’ secondary.
Although the first overall selection will be earmarked for Lawrence, the Jaguars could use their other first-round selection, the 25th overall, to add a cornerback. Jaycee Horn and Tyson Cambell should be available but if they want to address other position groups and choose a cornerback later in the draft, Thomas Graham Jr. should be available in the third or fourth round.
Graham was one of the first Oregon players to announce his intention to declare for 2021’s draft, not long after Penei Sewell and Deommodore Lenoir. Although the California native lacks top-end speed, he was one of the most productive cornerbacks at the collegiate between 2018 and 2019. In that span, he logged 121 total tackles (9.5 for a loss), five interceptions, 28 passes defensed and one forced fumble.
C.J. Henderson will probably start at one cornerback spot for the Jaguars in 2021, but it’s unknown who will play opposite of him. If they don’t play to take a cornerback early in the draft, they could sign someone like William Jackson III in free agency and use their third-round selection on Graham.