NFL Mock Draft 2016: Latest rumors and projections

5. Jacksonville Jaguars: DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon


The Jaguars tried to bring in Bruce Irvin, but failed. They tried to bring in Robert Ayers and Olivier Vernon, but failed. Because of the failure to bring in a pass rusher in free agency, the Jaguars need to use the fifth pick on a pass rusher.

Enter Buckner.

Buckner has the potential to be a true a difference maker on the line. Buckner had one of the best combine performances for defensive lineman a few weeks ago, and solidified himself as a top 10 pick in my book. He can rush the passer, stop the run and use his large frame to knock down passes.

Robert Nkemdiche reportedly has 14 visits lined up