Jaguars sign first round pick Blake Bortles

The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that they’ve  signed the third overall pick, former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles.

Blake Bortles, the No. 3 overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, signed his rookie contract with the team early Wednesday morning, a day before the end of the Jaguars’ on-field offseason program.

“It’s awesome,” Bortles said. “It’s awesome to be able to kind of put this in the past. It’s a once in a lifetime thing, signing your first contract. It’s a cool feeling.”