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Jaguars uniforms by the numbers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars' draft picks and undrafted free agents have been assigned jersey numbers.

Here's a look at the draft picks and some interesting tidbits about their numbers:

QB Blake Bortles: 5. Other players to wear that number include quarterbacks Quinn Gray and Trent Edwards.

WR Marqise Lee: 11. The best guy to ever wear that number was WR Reggie Williams, which isn't saying a lot.

WR Allen Robinson: 80. TE Kyle Brady wore that number, so that's a good omen. Then again, so did WR Jerry Porter, perhaps the worst free-agent signing in team history.

G Brandon Linder: 65. The Jaguars cut Will Rackley and gave his number to Linder on the same day.

CB Aaron Colvin: 41. The greatest name in Jaguars history wore that number: Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (2011).

LB Telvin Smith: 50. Smith admitted to failing a drug test at the combine and the Jaguars badgered him about it. He's got a lot to prove because the guy who just finished wearing that number, Russell Allen, had impeccable character.

DE Chris Smith: 98. DT John Henderson terrorized opposing linemen in this number.

C Luke Bowanko: 70. Let's hope Bowanko isn't a superstitious guy. Nobody has worn this number for more than a season.

RB Storm Johnson: 34. Backs Alvin Pearman and Stacey Mack are probably the best that have worn this number.

Without going over every single one of the 17 undrafted free agents, most of whom won't make the team, here are some more interesting jersey-related tidbits:

RB Terrance Cobb is wearing No. 38, which has been worn by such Jaguars immortals as C.C. Brown and Darcel McBath. ... If WR Damian Copeland makes the active roster and appears in a game, he'll be the 14th player in Jaguars history wearing No. 83 to do so. ... LB Trevor Gillette can become the first player in team history to appear in a regular-season game wearing No. 47.