By Jay Johnson
With our first Jags Wire mock draft of the year in the books, it’s time to turn to our compatriots at Draft Wire. They recently released their latest mock with an interesting pick going to the Jacksonville Jaguars. In their last installment, the Jags selected quarterback Lamar Jackson, but this time he was off the board. The Jags still went with the best available player: Alabama safety Ronnie Harrison.
29. Jacksonville Jaguars | Ronnie Harrison | S | Alabama
It’s hard to find a hole on this defense, but the Jags are in a position to add even more young depth for the future. Harrison’s rare combination of size, athleticism and physicality would be put to good use, making a rich unit that much richer.
Most would argue that the Jags don’t need a safety, but for a team selecting in the back of the draft order, sometimes it comes down to taking the best available talent.
At 6-foot-2, 214 pounds, the Jags would be getting another freakish talent with size like Jalen Ramsey in their secondary. Harrison is surprisingly fluid for his size and athletic enough in coverage to stick with receivers in the passing game. Furthermore, he has the ability to help the Jags in the run game where they struggled at...