Bucs draft Washington TE Seferian-Jenkins in 2nd round

AP Sports WriterMay 9, 2014 

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Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins during the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA college football game on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ — AP

TAMPA -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have selected Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins in the second round of the NFL draft.

Coach Lovie Smith is intent on retooling the offense, trying to surround offseason acquisition and projected new starting quarterback Josh McCown with playmakers capable of jumpstarting the league's lowest-ranked attack.

The Bucs finished 30th in scoring and last in passing and total offense in 2013.

They began the draft by selecting Texas A&M receiver Mike Evans in the first round on Thursday. Seferian-Jenkins was the sixth player selected in the second round, No. 38 overall, on Friday night.

The 6-foot-5, 262-pound tight end had 36 receptions for 450 yards and 8 touchdowns last season.

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