Blake Bortles   #5 QB

Height: 6-5   Weight: 236   Age: 26

Born: 4/28/1992 Altamonte Springs , FL

College: Central Florida

Experience: 5th season

High School: Oviedo HS [FL]









Draft 2014

Pick No.3

Selected By: Jacksonville Jaguars

Round: 1

Pick (Overall): 3 (3)

Pick Analysis: Operated a wing-T offense in high school. The Florida prep redshirted in 2010. Saw action in 10 games in '11 and completed 75-of-110 (68.2 percent) passes for 958 yards, six touchdowns and three interceptions. In '12, made all 14 starts and threw for 251-399-3,059-25-7 (62.9). Was MVP of the Beef 'O' Brady Bowl after throwing for three scores and rushing for another. Earned American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year in '13 after tossing 259-382-3,581-25-9 (67.8) in 13 starts. Threw for 301 yards (three TDs) and rushed for 93 yards (one score) to earn Tostitos Fiesta Bowl MVP honors. One of only two UCF quarterbacks to pass for more than 3,000 yards in multiple seasons (Daunte Culpepper). Had 195 career rushing attempts for 561 yards (2.9-yard average) and 15 touchdowns. Was 22-5 in 27 career starts in head coach George O'Leary's pro-style offense, which featured option elements.


Video Playlist

  1. Bortles: 'Couldn't be more happy to be here'

    Published: May 9, 2014 at 12:26 p.m.

    Quarterback Blake Bortles talks about being drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars, while head coach Gus Bradley praises his new signal-caller.

  2. Jaguars select Bortles with No. 3 pick

    Published: May 8, 2014 at 08:51 p.m.

    The Jacksonville Jaguars select University of Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2014 Draft.

  3. Bortles: 'I'm pumped to go to Jacksonville'

    Published: May 8, 2014 at 08:44 p.m.

    Deion Sanders speaks with the elated Blake Bortles after he is selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the third overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft.

  4. Why did Jaguars select Bortles?

    Published: May 8, 2014 at 08:55 p.m.

    Former general managers Charley Casserly and Matt Millen discuss why the Jacksonville Jaguars decided to select Blake Bortles with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

  5. Will Bortles fit in Jacksonville?

    Published: May 9, 2014 at 12:34 a.m.

    The Jacksonville Jaguars surprised many when they selected quarterback Blake Bortles with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Will the match workout?

  6. Bortles ready to silence critics

    Published: May 5, 2014 at 06:43 p.m.

    University of Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles has seen his stock rise over the last year, but it did not come easily. Check out the journey Bortles went on to become the player he is today.

  7. 2014 Draft profile: QB Blake Bortles, UCF

    Published: April 11, 2014 at 06:18 p.m.

    Take a look at the college highlights of UCF quarterback Blake Bortles.

  8. Bortles breaks down his pro day

    Published: March 19, 2014 at 04:10 p.m.

    UCF quarterback Blake Bortles sits down with Mike Mayock and Paul Burmeister to analyze his pro day performance and discuss his training process leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft.

  9. Impressions of Blake Bortles' pro day

    Published: March 19, 2014 at 03:40 p.m.

    Did UCF quarterback Blake Bortles do enough at his pro day to put himself at the top of the list of quarterbacks in the 2014 NFL Draft? Paul Burmeister and Mike Mayock break down Bortles' performance.

  10. First Draft: Blake Bortles

    Published: April 21, 2014 at 07:56 p.m.

    Take an inside look at top QB prospect Blake Bortles as he prepares for the 2014 NFL Draft.

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