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Past articles by Brian:

Jaguars DE Yannick Ngakoue doesn't report for start of training camp

On Wednesday morning, the Jaguars veteran players reported for the start of training camp. According to several reports defensive end Yannick Ngakoue wasn’t one of them. The Jaguars defensive end is now officially a hold out as he seeks a new contract. → Read More

Jaguars make 50 most valuable sports franchises list

Owning an NFL team is good for business. The Jacksonville Jaguars were recently ranked No. 49 on Forbes' annual list of the world's top-50 most vaulable sports franchises. → Read More

Taggart, FSU leaving 2018 season in the past

One bad season was enough for some Florida State fans to lose faith in Taggart, who signed a six-year, $30 million contract when he was hired in December 2017. → Read More

The 20 most important Jaguars for 2019: No. 6 Yannick Ngakoue

The status of Yannick Ngakoue is one of the biggest questions the Jaguars have heading into training camp. Their young defensive end skipped mandatory minicamp after not getting a new contract. If a new deal isn’t reached will Ngakoue miss training camp as well? → Read More

Jaguars counting on Fournette to be big part of passing game

Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette has been a much better receiver than was expected coming out of LSU. → Read More

Path to the Draft | Jaguars' greatest needs

In the first installment of our Path to the Draft series, the News4Jax sports team debates the Jaguars' biggest area of need for the upcoming draft. Here are our thoughts: → Read More

Jax Wolverines win 1st rugby state title

Three years ago, a rugby program was started at Westside High School. Since that time the team has grown to include several other high schools here on the First Coast. On Saturday, the Jax Wolverines won their first state rugby title. → Read More

March Madness is homecoming for Bolles alum Austin Williams

Three years ago, Austin Williams helped lead Bolles to its first boys basketball championship in 27 years. The year 2016 also happened to be the last time Yale made the NCAA tournament. → Read More

Jaguars officially part ways with Blake Bortles

After five seasons, the Blake Bortles era has officially come to an end. → Read More

Report: Jaguars interested in FA QB Teddy Bridgewater

On Friday the Jaguars saved roughy $30 million in cap space by cutting DT Malik Jackson, FS Tashaun Gipson, RB Carlos Hyde RT Jermey Parnell and LS Carson Tinker. Conventional thinking says that money will be used to pursue a free agent quarterback. → Read More

Jacksonville University lacrosse capital of the South

The Jacksonville University men's and women's lacrosse programs finally have a home to call their own and it comes in the form of the brand-new $1.8 million Jacksonville Lacrosse Center (JLC). → Read More

Local HS weight lifter breaks own record with 360 pound bench press

Remember the name Mahailya Reeves. This young lady is going places. On Friday she broke a state record by bench pressing 305 pounds. → Read More

FSU fails to sign quarterback for 2nd straight year

The Seminoles have major questions and little depth at quarterback behind likely starter James Blackman. → Read More

Florida pulls in Top-10 recruiting class for first time in five years

This year the Gators signed 15 recruits from the state of Florida. Winning the sunshine state was one of the major goals for Mullen and his staff. → Read More

Tony Boselli misses out on Pro Football Hall of Fame again

For the third time in as many years, Tony Boselli was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. On Saturday he once again fell short of getting enough votes to earn a bust in Canton. → Read More

Jaguars 2018 season in review: CB A.J. Bouye

It’s hard to find fault in a unit that finished second in the NFL in pass defense (194.6). But A.J. Bouye was one of several Jaguars that didn’t play up to the level he did in 2017. → Read More

Jaguars 2018 season in review: Safety Ronnie Harrison

The Jaguars secondary will see a lot more of Ronnie Harrison in 2019. As a rookie the former Alabama product showed the ability to play both strong and free safety. → Read More

Jaguars 2018 season in review: DT Marcell Dareus

The Jacksonville Jaguars have a lot of tough decisions to make in terms of their expensive defensive line. Calais Campbell said he’s been told that he’ll return in 2019. Will Marcell Dareus join him? → Read More

Leonard Fournette challenges voiding of his contract guarantees

According to a report Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette has challenged the voiding of the remaining guarantees on his rookie contract. → Read More

Jaguars hire John DeFilippo as offensive coordinator

The Jacksonville Jaguars have found their next offensive coordinator. On Wednesday afternoon, the team announced the hire of former Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFilippo. → Read More