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Jaguars draft former Florida Gators corner CJ Henderson

Jags select Henderson with No. 9 pick

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2019, file photo, Florida defensive back CJ Henderson (1) follows a play during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Miami in Orlando, Fla. The two biggest losses in free agency for the Dallas Cowboys were at cornerback and defensive end, so it's reasonable to list those as the club's top two priorities going into the draft.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2019, file photo, Florida defensive back CJ Henderson (1) follows a play during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Miami in Orlando, Fla. The two biggest losses in free agency for the Dallas Cowboys were at cornerback and defensive end, so it's reasonable to list those as the club's top two priorities going into the draft.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File) (Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

C.J. Henderson doesn't have to go very far for his pro football job.

The Florida cornerback was selected ninth overall by Jacksonville. The Jaguars are seeking a solid coverage guy after trading Jalen Ramsey to the Rams last year.

Henderson has good size at 6-foot-1, 204 pounds, and is very quick. He covered the top wideouts the Gators played and usually dominated when healthy -- an ankle injury limited him to nine games last season, but he still had 11 passes broken up.