Jacksonville Jaguars exercise fifth-year option on Cornerback Jalen Ramsey

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The Jacksonville Jaguars announced on Thursday that they have exercised the fifth-year option on fourth-year Pro Bowl CB Jalen Ramsey. 

Ramsey is now under a contract with the Jaguars through the 2020 season, the team said.

Ramsey has a reported total of 193 career tackles, 44 passes defensed, and nine INTs. He has started all 48 games since being drafted with the fifth overall selection in the 2016 NFL Draft. In the 2018 season alone, he had 65 tackles, 13 passes defensed, three INTS, and was selected for back-to-back Pro Bowls.

Ramsey is also reportedly the only AFC CB to earn consecutive Pro Bowl bids. He is one of eight players in franchise history and just three on defense to earn multiple Pro Bowl honors. 

In Week 11 v.s. Pittsburg, the Jaguars said that Ramsey became the youngest player in franchise history to register multiple INTs in a single game. His 11 career games with multiple passes defensed are the most by a player 24-or-younger in franchise history. 

In 2017, Ramsey was also said to be part of the NFL's No. 1 passing defense and posted four INTs and 17 passes defensed en route to the Associated Press first-team All-Pro honors. 

The Tennessee-native reportedly played collegiately at Florida State University and earned an unanimous All-America honors.

This story was written out of Orlando, Florida.