1995 Jacksonville Jaguars season
Jacksonville Jaguars first wordmark.png
Head coachTom Coughlin
Home fieldJacksonville Municipal Stadium
Results
Record4–12
Division place5th AFC Central
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Pro BowlersNone
Uniform
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The 1995 Jacksonville Jaguars season was the franchise's 1st season in the National Football League and the 1st under head coach Tom Coughlin. The Jaguars finished with a 4-12 record in their debut season and not making the playoffs. However, they ended the season on a high note defeating the Cleveland Browns 24-21 on December 24 of that year.

Offseason

Expansion draft

Main article: 1995 NFL expansion draft

1995 Jacksonville Jaguars expansion draft[1]
Round Selection Player Position Drafted from
1 1 Steve Beuerlein^ QB Arizona Cardinals
2 3 Corey Raymond DB New York Giants
3 5 Jeff Novak^ OT Miami Dolphins
4 7 John Duff DE Los Angeles Raiders
5 9 Keith Goganious^ LB Buffalo Bills
6 11 Mark Williams^ LB Green Bay Packers
7 13 Al Jackson^ DB Philadelphia Eagles
8 15 Mark Tucker^ C Arizona Cardinals
9 17 Paul Frase^ DT New York Jets
10 19 Tom Myslinski^ G Chicago Bears
11 21 Willie Jackson^ WR Dallas Cowboys
12 23 Othello Henderson DB New Orleans Saints
13 25 Santo Stephens^ LB Cincinnati Bengals
14 27 Darren Carrington^ DB San Diego Chargers
15 29 Mike Davis DB Houston Oilers
16 31 Dave Thomas^ DB Dallas Cowboys
17 33 Mazio Royster RB Tampa Bay Buccaneers
18 35 Le'Shai Maston^ FB Houston Oilers
19 37 Charles Davenport WR Pittsburgh Steelers
20 39 Monty Grow^ DB Kansas City Chiefs
21 43 Marcus Wilson RB Green Bay Packers
22 45 Brant Boyer^ LB Miami Dolphins
23 47 Harry Colon^ DB Detroit Lions
24 49 Derek Brown^ TE New York Giants
25 49 James Williams^ LB New Orleans Saints
26 51 Eugene Chung^ G New England Patriots
27 53 Reggie Cobb^ RB Green Bay Packers
28 55 Desmond Howard^ WR Washington Redskins
29 57 Kelvin Martin WR Seattle Seahawks
30 59 Cedric Tillman^ WR Denver Broncos
31 61 Rogerick Green^ DB Tampa Bay Buccaneers

^ Made roster.

NFL draft

Main article: 1995 NFL Draft

1995 Jacksonville Jaguars draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 2 Tony Boselli *  Tackle USC
1 19 James Stewart  Running back Tennessee
2 40 Brian DeMarco  Tackle Michigan State
2 64 Bryan Schwartz  Linebacker Augustana
3 71 Chris Hudson  Safety Colorado
4 99 Rob Johnson  Quarterback USC
4 123 Mike Thompson  Defensive tackle Wisconsin
5 169 Ryan Christopherson  Running back Wyoming
6 172 Marcus Price  Tackle LSU
7 219 Curtis Marsh Sr.  Wide receiver Utah
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Personnel

Staff

1995 Jacksonville Jaguars staff
Front office
  • Chairman/chief executive officer – Wayne Weaver
  • President/chief operating officer – David Seldin
  • Vice president of football operations – Michael Huyghue
  • Director of college scouting – Rick Reiprish
  • Director of pro personnel – Ron Hill
  • Assistant director of pro personnel – Fran Foley
  • College scout – Rick Mueller
  • College scout – Doug Williams

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special teams coordinator – Larry Pasquale
  • Assistant special teams – Joe Baker

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and conditioning – Jerry Palmieri
  • Assistant strength and conditioning – Jeff Hurd

Roster

1995 Jacksonville Jaguars final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad

  • -- Harrison Houston WR
  • 57 Ryan McCoy LB
  • -- Jason Simmons DE
  • 76 Rich Tylski G


Rookies in italics

Preseason

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Stadium Attendance
1 July 29 Carolina Panthers L 14–20 0–1 Fawcett Stadium 24,625
2 August 4 Miami Dolphins W 24–21 1–1 Joe Robbie Stadium 51,745
3 August 10 Detroit Lions L 3–19 1–2 Pontiac Silverdome 44,690
4 August 18 St. Louis Rams L 10–27 1–3 Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 70,000
5 August 25 Denver Broncos W 23–17 2–3 Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 66,023

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Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance
1 September 3 Houston Oilers L 3–10 0–1 Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 72,363
2 September 10 at Cincinnati Bengals L 17–24 0–2 Riverfront Stadium 48,318
3 September 17 at New York Jets L 10–27 0–3 Giants Stadium 49,970
4 September 24 Green Bay Packers L 14–24 0–4 Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 66,744
5 October 1 at Houston Oilers W 17–16 1–4 Houston Astrodome 36,346
6 October 8 Pittsburgh Steelers W 20–16 2–4 Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 72,042
7 October 15 Chicago Bears L 27–30 2–5 Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 72,020
8 October 22 at Cleveland Browns W 23–15 3–5 Cleveland Stadium 64,405
9 October 29 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 7–24 3–6 Three Rivers Stadium 54,516
10 Bye
11 November 12 Seattle Seahawks L 30–47 3–7 Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 71,290
12 November 19 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 16–17 3–8 Tampa Stadium 71,629
13 November 26 Cincinnati Bengals L 13–17 3–9 Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 68,249
14 December 3 at Denver Broncos L 23–31 3–10 Mile High Stadium 72,231
15 December 10 Indianapolis Colts L 31–41 3–11 Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 66,099
16 December 17 at Detroit Lions L 0–44 3–12 Pontiac Silverdome 70,204
17 December 24 Cleveland Browns W 24–21 4–12 Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 66,007

Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

Standings

AFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
(2) Pittsburgh Steelers 11 5 0 .688 407 327 L1
Cincinnati Bengals 7 9 0 .438 349 374 W1
Houston Oilers 7 9 0 .438 348 324 W2
Cleveland Browns 5 11 0 .313 289 356 L1
Jacksonville Jaguars 4 12 0 .250 275 404 W1

References

  1. ^ "1995 NFL Expansion Draft Pick Transactions". ProSportsTransactions.com. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 369