3 things to know about Jags rookie CB Montaric Brown

The Jacksonville Jaguars concluded the choice procedure of the 2022 NFL Draft by getting Arkansas cornerback Montaric Brown with choice No. 222. It marked the 2nd successive time the group picked a corner in the draft, as they likewise did so in the 6th round when they picked Gregory Junior.

Brown invested 4 seasons with the Razorbacks and ended his profession with them on a high note (more on that later). Throughout his profession, he had the ability to collect 73 solo takes on, 15 pass separations, and 6 choices.

As Brown begins his journey in the NFL, he will have a great deal of effort ahead of him due to being a late-round choice. However, with the Jags requiring to enhance behind their top-3 cornerbacks, Brown has an opportunity to make the last lineup if he flashes the qualities he showed with Arkansas.

Here are 3 things to learn about the gamer who was the Jags’ last choice of the 2022 draft:

Brown was an All-SEC First Teamer in 2021

Nov 13, 2021; Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A.; Arkansas Razorbacks protective back Montaric Brown (21) obstructs a pass planned for LSU Tigers pass receiver Devonta Lee (16) in overtime at Tiger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-U.S.A. TODAY Sports

While the Jags picked Brown in the seventh round, they are getting a gamer who dipped into a high level in 2021. He left his last season with profession highs in overall takes on (54), pass separations (11), and choices (5).

As an outcome, Brown made All-SEC honors. It was an award that was well should have as Brown dealt with a few of the most difficult competitors in college football in between lining up versus the stars at Alabama, Louisiana State, Georgia, and Texas A&M, among others.

Brown was a top-200 hire nationally and the No. 1 ranked high school gamer in Arkansas in 2017

Aug 31, 2019; Fayetteville, AR, U.S.A.; Arkansas Razorbacks protective back Kamren Curl (2) commemorates with protective lineman Gabe Richardson (6) and protective back Montaric Brown (21) after making an obstructing versus the Portland State Vikings throughout the 2nd quarter at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Rojo-U.S.A. TODAY Sports

When recalling at his time in high school, it makes good sense that Brown has actually discovered his method to the NFL. He was ranked as the 161st finest hire of the 2017 class, according to 247Sports. He likewise was the leading ranked hire from the state of Arkansas in 2017, too.

Brown was hired as a security entering Arkansas, so it wouldn’t be stunning to see the Jags attempt him there. However, the Jags might utilize some depth at cornerback behind their top-3 gamers at the position (Tyson Campbell, Shaquill Griffin, and Darius Williams), however time will inform where he eventually plays.

Brown is an outstanding run protector, too

Jaguars (30) CB Montaric Brown extends with colleagues throughout Friday’s Rookie Minicamp session. The Jacksonville Jaguars held their very first Rookie Minicamp on the grass of TIAA Bank Field Friday afternoon, May 13, 2022. Among those in participation were the group’s 2022 draft choices. [Florida Times-Union]

Brown not just revealed what he might perform in protection while at Arkansas, however he likewise showed to be great versus the run. In truth, he ended last season with an 80.2 grade versus the rush according to Pro Football Focus.

While Brown won’t be high enough on the depth chart to begin on defense yet, his capability versus the run is important in the AFC South, as the department is house to a few of the very best running backs in football. If he showcases his dealing with capability near the line of skirmish in the preseason, it definitely would assist his case to make the lineup and would assist his case to get an area on the unique groups system.

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