In his second NFL home, he’s a lot closer.
On Tuesday afternoon, Shaquill Griffin inked a 3-year, $44.5 million deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
And the Jaguars are giving former Seahawks' CB Shaquill Griffin a three-year, $44.5 million deal that includes $29 million guaranteed, source confirmed.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2021
This isn’t the first time the Jags have paid big bucks for a UCF Knights cornerback in free agency. In 2017, the Jaguars paid A.J. Bouye a five-year contract worth $67.5 million. Bouye only survived three years of that contract as he was traded to the Denver Broncos following the 2019 season.
The Jags fill a major need by signing Griffin. He’ll play opposite C.J. Henderson, their Top 10 pick from a year ago and form one of the most exciting potential cornerback duos in the league.
In an added bonus for UCF fans, with Shaquill coming to Jacksonville now, his brother Shaquem is reportedly expected to join him: