Jaguars Select UK's Josh Allen With Seventh NFL Draft Pick

(Nashville, TN) - Kentucky's Josh Allen is going to the Jacksonville Jaguars. 

The Jaguars selected Allen with the number seven overall pick in the NFL Draft. Allen was a defensive standout at UK, winning both the Bednarik Award and the Nagurski Trophy during his junior season. 


He was one of the nation's top linebackers and pass rushers in the NCAA in 2018. 

Allen is the highest drafted Kentucky player in the NFL Draft since Dewayne Robertson went as a fourth pick to the Jets in 2003.

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