A fleet-planned expert day workout for old Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence resulted in a profitable session Friday for the presumptive No. 1 rob of the 2021 NFL draft.
Pending surgery on his non-throwing shoulder compelled Lawrence to figure out for NFL golf equipment a month sooner than Clemson’s March 11 expert day, as a result of restoration time required. And it came at the behest of new Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer.
“I (informed) him there are three picks. No. 1, you have to well most probably wait till the March 11 expert day, nonetheless now your (restoration) is getting discontinuance to August, because or no longer it is a five to six month harm. The 2d (resolution), you have to well most probably no longer throw. He is maybe a appropriate sufficient participant, he could well’ve said ‘I’m no longer doing it,’ him and his agent,” Meyer informed NFL Community’s Jane Slater. “Or the third (resolution), I said ‘Why develop no longer you upright plod take hold of a ball and throw for a diminutive bit bit? … And he said ‘Let’s plod.’ That become it. Next thing I do know, we’re here at a talented day that they earn apart together (fleet). That is a man that loves football and is confident in his skill.”
In accordance with Lawrence’s inner most quarterback coach, Jordan Palmer, Lawrence had handiest been throwing an NFL ball for two weeks before agreeing to the workout.
“We bumped it up a month. His response to throwing early become, ‘Yeah, why wouldn’t I?,” Palmer said.
Meyer, whose team holds the No. 1 general selection, become all nonetheless attached at the hip to Clemson coach Dabo Swinney for noteworthy of the session.
“The entire lot is going fashioned, nonetheless life occurs steadily and things earn switched up. Showing that I will adapt, alter, prepare short-witness and quiet positioned on a heavenly appropriate day,” Lawrence said.
Along with the Jaguars, NFL golf equipment who despatched coaches and/or scouts to the workout integrated the Falcons, Jets, Broncos, 49ers, Chargers, Dolphins, Eagles, Giants, Lions, Patriots, Raiders, Saints, Steelers, Texans and Titans, per NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport. These teams moreover got a possibility to look old Clemson WR Cornell Powell, moreover an NFL draft prospect, who become among Lawrence’s cross catchers.
Lawrence threw 52 passes, nonetheless for an elite prospect who NFL scouts be conscious of one of the most reasonable quarterback to enter the NFL draft in years, alternatively, there become diminutive to display on Friday.
“It be love observing Steph Curry shoot a basketball,” Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said of Lawrence’s workout. “Who would no longer love to look that?”
Lawrence’s weigh-in results came in somewhat under his Clemson-listed measurement of 6-foot-6, 220 pounds, measuring 6-5 5/8 and weighing 213. His arms measured 10 inches, which is conveniently above moderate for what NFL golf equipment purchase, and matched the finest hand measurements from the Reese’s Senior Bowl (Feleipe Franks, Jamie Newman).