The Jaguars of Jacksonville are an American football team based in Florida. The team’s franchise started in 1995 alongside that of the Carolina Panthers as an expansion team.

The Jaguars compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) South division. The colors of the Jaguars are tea, black, and gold. The team is owned by Shahid Khan.

Why the Name Jaguars?

In 1991, there was a contest where fans were asked t suggest names for the club and submit. Some brought the names, Sharks, Stingrays, and even Panthers. The name Jaguar was chosen although they are not native to Florida.

How Many Numbers Have the Jackson Jaguars Retired?

The Jaguars are quite young compared to how old some teams have been in existence. Notwithstanding, the Jaguars haven’t retired any number.

In general, 0 numbers have been retired. But according to some searches, the number 71 worn by offensive tackle Tony Boselli, the Jaguars’ first-ever draft pick, has not been worn since his retirement in 2002.

According to team officials, while the number is not in circulation, the number (along with Fred Taylor’s number 28) is officially available for use if the circumstances warrant it.

Also, numbers 0 and 00 are no longer allowed, but were not retired in honor of any particular player, since the NFL’s positional numbering system, imposed in 1973, does not allocate a position for players


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