Jacksonville Jaguars General Manager Gene Smith has been rather assertive in defending his usage of the 10th overall selection on Tyson Aluala, a move that even surprised the former Golden Bear.

“It came as a shock,” Aluala said. “It’s just crazy how everything worked out. The Jaguars told me they were interested in me, but I never thought they would pick me in the top 10. I thought they would trade down if they wanted me.”

Smith then proceeded to take another defensive tackle, D’Anthony Smith, in the third round bringing even more question to his decision in the first.

However this is the continuation of a troubling trend with the Jacksonville Jaguars front office as this is the third year in a row that the Jags have spent their first two picks in the draft on the same position. Derrick Harvery and Quentin Grooves

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