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Jacksonville preparing for the NFL draft – Action News Jax

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Thursday, April 29 is a huge day for Jacksonville Jaguar fans. The team secured the first draft pick in the NFL, and all eyes are on them.

This is the first time in the franchise’s history that the team has top pick on draft day. They are expected to pick former Clemson Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence.

With new coach Urban Meyer and the anticipated announcement of Lawrence coming to the Bold New City, the team has seen a huge increase in ticket sales.

Almost 5,000 new fans put down a deposit to claim season tickets.

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The team hasn’t seen this much excitement in a long time.

Tickets for the 2021-2022 season go on sale May 12. You can learn more about tickets and the upcoming season by clicking HERE.

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announced Wednesday morning that the Acosta Bridge will turn purple and orange on the eve of draft day. The bridge will light up teal on draft day.

Action News Jax reporter Meghan Moriarty is LIVE on Action News Jax This Morning with how the city is preparing for tomorrow’s big day — DRAFT DAY.

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