Blake Bortles to make NFL debut

Former UCF QB to take snaps for Jaguars against Buccaneers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles will take the field Friday night for his first game as a Jacksonville Jaguar.

[PICS: Local 6 covers Jags vs. Bucs]

Bortles is not expected to start in the preseason opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but he's expected to see a lot of action.

Bortles says he feels confident going into the matchup.

"I think I expect to just execute everything we've been taught and prepared for. They're not going to ask us to do anything we haven't prepared for," Bortles said.

Jaguar fans can watch the game on Local 6.  The pregame show starts at 7:15 p.m., with kickoff at 7:30.

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