Josh Pederson’s subsequent head coach can be somebody that is aware of him fairly properly.
The 25-year-old performed in all 10 video games of the 2023 United States Soccer League (USFL) season with the Houston Gamblers, recording 25 catches. Pederson racked up 325 receiving yards, which ranked third amongst tight ends.
After taking part in on the College of Louisiana at Monroe, he went undrafted in 2021, however hung out with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, New Orleans Saints and San Francisco 49ers. Pederson did not play in any video games and has but to seem in an NFL contest.
The previous Warhawk mentioned Monday that he was capable of break the thrilling news to his mom, Jeannie, and one among his brothers.
The elder Pederson is getting into his second season as the top coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars. His son joins one of many extra thrilling, younger offenses within the NFL, which incorporates Professional Bowl quarterback Trevor Lawrence, dynamic operating again Travis Etienne and broad receivers Christian Kirk and Calvin Ridley, amongst others.
If Pederson had been to make the Jaguars lively roster, he might not see many snaps (barring harm), a minimum of initially of the 12 months. Jacksonville’s beginning tight finish is Evan Engram, who had a profession 12 months in 2022, whereas the projected backup is rookie Brenton Unusual, who the Jaguars used a second-round choose on within the spring.
Doug and Jeannie have three sons — Drew, Joel and Josh.
For nonetheless lengthy the brand new tight finish lasts in Jacksonville, it’s going to definitely be one of many extra intriguing summer time storylines throughout Jags nation.