Blake Bortles signs with Jaguars
Jacksonville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Blake Bortles, the first quarterback selected in last month's NFL Draft, signed his rookie contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday.
The Florida Times-Union reported the four-year deal is worth slightly more than $20.6 million and includes a fifth-year team option.
Bortles, the third overall pick, will also receive a $13.34 million signing bonus, according to the paper.
The Central Florida product was the offensive player of the year in the American Athletic Conference in 2013 after throwing for 3,581 yards and 25 touchdowns.
06/18 08:52:19 ET