As disappointed as Jordan Lynch had to be when the phone never rang during the NFL Draft when it did for 256 others, his hometown team - the one he rooted for growing up - gave him a call that pro
The Jacksonville Jaguars selected quarterback Blake Bortles with the No. 3 overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, making him the quintessential home-state hero.
GM Phil Emery said beforehand that he would be “ecstatic” if three of the Bears’ six targeted players were available.
Blake Bortles (QB), UCF
6'5" | 232 lbs.
259-382 (68%), 3,581 yards, 25 TD, 9 INT