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Jaguars Trade for LB Kamalei Correa

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15 Oct 2020, 17:06 GMT+10

Jacksonville Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -The Jacksonville Jaguars have traded their sixth-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft to the Tennessee Titans for fifth-year LB Kamalei Correa and the Titans' 2021 seventh-round pick, the team announced today. His name is pronounced KAH-muh-lay core-AY-uh.

Correa, 6-3, 241, was originally drafted by Baltimore in the second round (42nd overall) and played two seasons with the Ravens prior to being traded to the Titans in 2018. Correa has appeared in 57 career games (13 starts) and totaled 65 tackles, 8.5 sacks, six tackles for loss and two forced fumbles. In 2019, he played in all 16 games for Tennessee and recorded career highs in tackles (37) and sacks (5.0). He added 16 tackles and 2.0 sacks in the 2019 postseason. This season, Correa has played in two games and notched two tackles.

The Honolulu, Hawaii native attended Boise State and played in 40 games, making 27 consecutive starts to finish his collegiate career. As a junior in 2015, he led the team with 11 tackles for loss, 7.0 sacks and three forced fumbles. He earned first team all-conference honors in 2014 after setting career bests with 59 tackles, 19 tackles for loss and led the Mountain West with 12.0 sacks. He attended St. Louis (Honolulu, Hawaii) High School and played basketball and football.

The Jaguars now have 11 2021 draft selections: two first-round picks, two second-round picks, one third-round pick, two fourth-round picks, two fifth-round picks and two seventh-round picks.

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