Jaguars 4-round 2024 NFL mock draft: Jags fix O-Line issues and bolster the pass rush

• The Jaguars need help in the trenches

• They get it in this 4-round NFL mock draft

Dec 2, 2023; Atlanta, GA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Dallas Turner (15) celebrates after a
Dec 2, 2023; Atlanta, GA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Dallas Turner (15) celebrates after a / John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
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Round 4: Kris Jenkins Jr., defensive lineman

The Jags drafted defensive lineman Tyler Lacy in 2023 but he's barely cracked their rotation. Maybe he'll improve next year but that shouldn't stop the front office from beefing up the defensive front. Kris Jenkins Jr. would be a great development prospect in the fourth round who could contribute against the run right off the bat.

Jenkins appeared in 42 games with 30 starts for the Wolverines, becoming a mainstay of their defensive trenches. But as good as he is defending the run, what makes him such an interesting prospect is his ceiling. He needs to do a better job of timing his get-off.

Similarly, Jenkins needs to work on his hand technique and develop a wide arsenal of pass-rush moves but the talent is certainly there. The Jags haven't been able to generate pressure inside. Jenkins may be able to help.

Round 4: Christian Mahogany, offensive guard

Christian Mahogany was projected to be an early-round pick in the 2023 draft before suffering a torn ACL that cut his 2022 season short. Mahogany returned to Boston College this past season because he wanted to rebuild his draft stock. He doesn't have ideal lateral quickness and scouts will be interested to see how his knee is holding up.

On the other hand, Mahogany has a stout anchor in pass protection and plays with a nasty streak that allows him to pull and beat defenders at the point of attack. He would be a solid choice with the pick the Jaguars got from the New Orleans Saints after trading down in this past draft.

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