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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: QB Trevor Lawrence

Positional ranking: #1

Big Board ranking: #1



Position: QB

College: Clemson

Class: Junior

Age: 21



Height: 6’5 5/8”

Weight: 213 lbs.

Arm length: 31 1/2″

Hand size: 10″


Athletic testing

40-yard dash: N/A

Vertical jump: N/A

Broad jump: N/A

Bench press: N/A

3-cone drill: N/A

Short shuttle: N/A



High-end intelligence. Total command of the offense. Prototype size and stands tall in the pocket. Release is smooth and quick at his height. Effortless thrower. Supreme accuracy all over the field. Steps up in the pocket and keeps his eyes downfield to deliver strikes. Advanced in terms of footwork and mechanics. Great arm strength and velocity. Possesses ideal touch. Ball is very catchable. Easily makes accurate throws outside the numbers. Tremendous ball placement to all levels of the field. Ideal arc on downfield throws. Hits receivers in stride over the middle to allow yards after the catch. Makes quick decisions. Good ability to work through progressions when needed. Shows natural anticipation with room for growth. Has an extremely effective pump fake. Plus on-the-move accuracy. Dangerous as a runner. Will kill defenses on zone read plays. Great ball-carrier vision. Long strider and said to surprise opponents with his speed in the open field. Elusive. Willing to lower his shoulder. Very athletic overall player. Top-notch character and competitiveness. Has shown fire on the field. Winner with plenty of big-game experience.



Accuracy can be improved with pressure in his face. Sometimes throws into coverage on shorter throws. Needs to clean up fumbles as a runner.


NFL comparison

Andrew Luck



Overall, Lawrence is a top-shelf quarterback talent with all the tangibles and intangibles teams are looking for in a franchise signal-caller. The combination of intelligence, accuracy, arm strength, and athleticism makes Lawrence the best prospect to enter the NFL in several years.


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