Recent history at No. 8 for the Jaguars

April, 23, 2009
Posted by's Paul Kuharsky

Concluding our periodic look at the history of the relevant first-round draft slots, we examine No. 8 before Jacksonville drafts there for the second year in a row.

Here are the previous entries on Tennessee at No. 30, Indianapolis at No. 27 and Houston at No. 15.

The No. 8 Pick Since 1999
Year Pos. School Player Team Comment
2008 DE Florida Derrick Harvey Jacksonville Contract dispute killed
chance at a big start
2007 DE Arkansas Jamaal Anderson Atlanta Has missed only one game;
just two sacks
2006 S Ohio State Donte Whitner Buffalo Has started 42 of 48 games
2005 CB Miami Antrel Rolle Arizona Has moved to safety
as some projected
2004 CB Virginia Tech DeAngelo Hall Atlanta Is he worth big contract
from Skins?
2003 OT Utah Jordan Gross Carolina Pro Bowler is a key cog
for Panthers
2002 DB Oklahoma Roy Williams Dallas Weak in coverage, now a
free agent
2001 WR Michigan David Terrell Chicago Five-year career,
128 catches
2000 WR Michigan State Plaxico Burress Pittsburgh Troubled but very productive
1999 WR Ohio State David Boston Arizona Nine years, four teams,
315 catches, 25 TDs

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