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EverBank to continue as stadium sponsor

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to be playing at EverBank Field for at least 10 more years.

The financial services company announced Friday it had signed an agreement with the Jaguars and the City of Jacksonville to continue as the naming rights sponsor for the stadium for the next 10 years. The $43 million deal, which must still be approved by the city council, expires after the 2024 season.

"The transformational change of our franchise is staggering and ongoing, from the promise of the Jaguars on the football field to the new scoreboards and our business initiatives in Jacksonville and London as well," Jaguars owner Shad Khan said. "But a consistent element to our vision and growth has been our partnership with EverBank, and the people at EverBank who share our ambition to be one of the world's premier cities, venues and sports franchises. I thank EverBank for taking this journey with us for another 10 years."

EverBank, which is headquartered in Jacksonville, signed a five-year deal in 2010 to have its name on the stadium. The deal was to expire after this season.