3 irresistible prospects the Jaguars could trade up for in the 2024 NFL Draft

• The Jaguars have enough ammo to trade up on Day 1 of the 2024 NFL Draft

Nov 4, 2023; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  Florida State Seminoles defensive lineman Jared Verse
Nov 4, 2023; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Florida State Seminoles defensive lineman Jared Verse / Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
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The Jacksonville Jaguars hold the 17th overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft, but nobody will bat an eye if they move up a few spots or trade back to hoard extra selections. Last year, they had the 24th pick but moved back twice before taking Anton Harrison at No. 27. On the other hand, general manager Trent Baalke showed in 2022 that he's also willing to trade up.

That year, Jacksonville jumped back into the first round after taking Travon Walker first overall to select linebacker Devin Lloyd. In the same draft, they traded a sixth-round pick to take running back Snoop Conner in the fifth round. This is to say that the team's brass won't hesitate to trade up if that means getting a player they want, and these three deserve consideration.

3. Malik Nabers, WR, LSU

The consensus sees Marvin Harrison Jr. as the top receiver prospect in the draft. However, his refusal to work out ahead of the draft has allowed Malik Nabers to narrow the gap. Harrison may still be the first receiver drafted in 2024 but Nabers could also go in the top 10.

The Jags could reportedly trade up to take Rome Odunze but Nabers should also deserve consideration. Cameron Wolfe of NFL Media says that multiple teams have him as WR1 on their draft boards.

Just recently, the former LSU Tiger had visits with the Arizona Cardinals (pick No. 4) and Los Angeles Chargers (pick No. 5), showing that teams do hold him in high regard. Last year, Nabers hauled in 89 receptions for 1,569 yards with 14 touchdowns.

Nabers confirmed he's an outstanding athlete at his pro day. Besides running the 40-yard dash in 4.35 seconds, he posted a 42-inch vertical and a 10-foot-9 broad jump.

Would it be costly to trade up for Nabers? You bet, but it would ensure the Jaguars will get Trevor Lawrence a bonafide No. 1 receiver.