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Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars were established in 1993 as an expansion team from the NFL. Notable Jaguars players include Fred Taylor, Maurice Jones-Drew and Tony Boselli. Their home stadium is the TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville. Even though they have not won any Super Bowl titles, they have won 3 Division Championships, the most recent one being in 2017.


Background

When Shad Khan bought the Jaguars in 2011, he completely revamped the team. Wishing for a more realistic and fierce image, he changed the team's colors and logos to be more bold.

In the past, the Jaguars wore their white home jerseys at home, which forced other teams to wear a darker color in the Florida heat. Now the home uniforms have been completely redesigned to be black with hints of teal and gold.

The Jacksonville Jaguar Foundation is the Jaguars' organization that began in 1994 and works to improve communities around the area. Initiatives include reducing tobacco usage and other financial support for handicapped veterans. The Foundation gives a million dollars every year to other organizations that help less fortunate families.


Fan Experience

The Jacksonville Jaguars' mascot is Jaxson De Ville-and he is known for being a crowd favorite. He makes notable entrances to games like parachuting into Bank Field, climbing down the side of the scoreboard and even bungee jumping. Jaxson De Ville also makes appearances when the Jacksonville Roar cheerleaders perform. There are certain opportunities where young children can perform with the Jacksonville Roar. This program is called Junior ROAR. Over 250 young participants perform with the Jackson Roar in their Annual Junior ROAR Production.

In March of 2019, the Jaguars recruited Philadelphia's Nick Foles with an 88 million dollar contract to be the starting quarterback. Their 2019 NFL Draft pick was linebacker Josh Allen.

The Jacksonville Jaguars have a few rivals, some being geographical rivals. The Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Their divisional rivals include the Indianapolis Colts, Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans.

Fun fact: Did you know that the Jaguars first regular season win was only by one point? The final score was 17-16.

  • Founding Year: 1993
  • City: Jacksonville, FL
  • Conference: AFC
  • Number of Super Bowls: 0
  • Mascot: Jaxson De Ville
  • Newest Recruit: Nick Foles
  • Owner: Shahid Khan
  • Head Coach: Doug Marrone
  • Stadium: TIAA Bank Field



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