Found June 05, 2012 on Fox Sports:
The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed fifth-round draft pick Brandon Marshall to a contract. Marshall, a 6-foot-2, 243-pound linebacker from Nevada, was the 142nd overall selection in April's NFL draft. He is the fourth of the team's six draft picks to sign deals. Marshall never missed a game in four seasons for the Wolpack, playing in all 52 games. During his senior season, he had a career-high 102 tackles, with 10 tackles for loss and two sacks. The Jaguars have two pick remaining to sign: first-round receiver Justin Blackmon and third-round punter Bryan Anger. The team will hold a mandatory, three-day minicamp next week.
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