• Jacksonville Jaguars chose Gardner Minshew as the 178th pick of the 2019 NFL Draft

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    The Jacksonville Jaguars choose quarterback Gardner Minshew from Washigton State in the Sixth Round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Minshew was the 178th pick overall.

    Gardner Minshew was a graduate transfer to Washington State University in 2018 where he played quarterback, the Jacksonville Jaguars said. 

    Minshew is 22 years old, is 6-feet and 1 inch tall and weighs 225 pounds, according to the Jaguars. 

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    The Jaguars said that Minshew originally played for East Carolina before transfering to Washington State University.

    At Washington State, Minshew completed 468 of 662 passes for 4,776 yards and 38 touchdowns with nine interceptions this past season, according to the Jaguars. 

    The Jaguars said, "He won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award as the nation’s top senior or fourth-year quarterback and was the Pac 12 Offensive Player of the Year in 2018. He also was fifth in the 2018 Heisman Trophy voting."

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