The 2019 season was a failure for the Jacksonville Jaguars. They ended with a 6-10 record and failed to come close to making the playoffs as they finished behind the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts in the AFC South.
During the 2020 NFL Draft, the Jaguars made their initial selection by picking C.J. Henderson from the University of Florida. It proved to be what set the tone for the rest of their picks.
Henderson totaled 33 combined tackles (three for loss) and one sack during the 2019 season. He filled the role of being Florida’s top cornerback and shouldered the vast responsibility of his perception.
At the NFL Scouting Combine, Henderson was measured as being 6’1″ and weighing 2014 pounds with 31 5/8″ arms and 9″ hands. He ended up recording a 4.39 40-yard dash along with a 37.5″ vertical jump and 127.0 broad jump.
With that being said, there are three reasons Henderson was a perfect pick for the Jaguars.