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Jaguars sign 5th-round draft pick Marshall

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP)

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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