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Jaguars sign 7th-round pick Jonathan Woodard

Sep 7, 2013; Boulder, CO, USA; Colorado Buffaloes offensive linesman Stephane Nembot (77) watches as Central Arkansas Bears defensive end Jonathan Woodard (90) chases down a fumble made by quarterback Connor Wood (not pictured) in the third quarter at Folsom Field. The Buffaloes defeated the Bears 38-24. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 7, 2013; Boulder, CO, USA; Colorado Buffaloes offensive linesman Stephane Nembot (77) watches as Central Arkansas Bears defensive end Jonathan Woodard (90) chases down a fumble made by quarterback Connor Wood (not pictured) in the third quarter at Folsom Field. The Buffaloes defeated the Bears 38-24. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed rookie defensive end Jonathan Woodard, a seventh-round draft pick, to a contract.

The Jaguars selected Woodard with the 226th overall selection in last week's draft.

The 6-foot-5, 271-pound Woodard had 174 tackles and 30 sacks in four years at Central Arkansas. He earned the 2015 Dan Hampton Award, given to the best defensive lineman in the state of Arkansas and was selected to the Southland's all-conference first team.

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Woodard is the third of Jacksonville seven draft picks to sign contracts, following defensive end Tyrone Holmes and quarterback Brandon Allen. Holmes and Allen were both six-round picks.