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A. J. Cann
No. 60     
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-10-03) October 3, 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth: Bamberg, South Carolina
Career information
College: South Carolina
NFL Draft: 2015 / Round: 3 / Pick: 67
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2015–present)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* Second-team All-American (2014)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games Played     60
Games Started     59
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Aaron Cann (born October 3, 1991) is an American football guard for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at South Carolina.

Early yearsEdit

Cann attended Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School in Bamberg, South Carolina, where he played football and competed in track. He committed to play college football at the University of South Carolina in June 2009.[1][2]

Cann's mother died of throat cancer on October 7, 2007.[3]

College careerEdit

Cann was redshirted as a freshman in 2010. In 2011, he became a starter at left guard. In 2013, he was named a permanent team captain. Cann had started 38 of 39 games entering his senior season.[4][5] As a senior in 2014, he started all 13 games and was named an All-American.[6]

Cann was a four-year starter, starting in 51 games, the second-most in school history to T. J. Johnson (American football) who started 53 games.

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 3 in 313 lb 5.46 s 32 1/2 in 9 ft 1 in 26 rep

Cann was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third round, 67th overall, in the 2015 NFL Draft.[8]

During his rookie season in 2015, Cann started 13 games at right guard while playing a total of 14 games.

In 2016, Cann saw a full-time role on the offensive line, starting all 16 games at the right guard position for the Jaguars.

Cann maintained his starting job at right guard in 2017 and 2018, starting 15 games both seasons, missing one each season, both due to a triceps injury.

On March 13, 2019, Cann signed a three-year, $15 million contract extension with the Jaguars.[9]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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