Rookie Sensation Trevor Lawrence Looks to Master Jaguars Offense by Training Camp

Published 06/15/2021, 10:11 AM EDT
May 15, 2021; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) attempts a pass during rookie mini camp at TIAA Bank Field. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports


The Jacksonville Jaguars are a franchise in transition. Drafting quarterback Trevor Lawrence with the first overall pick, the franchise is looking to turn the page towards a new chapter. One that should bring them Super Bowl success. 

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Lawrence enters the league as one of the highest-rated quarterback prospects in years. His talent was on full display during his time with at Clemson where he led the Tigers to the national championship in just his sophomore year.

Now handed the responsibility of turning around the fortunes of a side that finished 1-15 last season, Lawrence is taking things one step at a time. And for now, the QB said that the focus remains on mastering his side’s playbook. 

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Trevor Lawrence knows there’s no time to waste  

Speaking to the side’s official website, Lawrence talked about his goals and target with training camp approaching. Focusing on taking full control, mastering the offense is what Lawrence has on his mind.  

“I want to just master the offense,” Lawrence said. “I want to have complete control, know everything, and be comfortable. You can’t really play free and play really well if you don’t know what you’re doing. That’s the goal, to master the offense by the time training camp comes around.”

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Apr 29, 2021; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Trevor Lawrence (Clemson) with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell over video call after being selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars as the number one overall pick in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft at First Energy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

It’s not just Lawrence who is coming to grips with the playbook. With a new Head Coach in Urban Meyer, the whole Jaguars side is taking on a new challenge. 

“In training camp, we can focus everything on being the best team we can come August 14 and then going on into the regular season as well,” said Lawrence. 

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Knowing that he must be the man to lead his side’s revolution, Lawrence said he’s giving it all to ensure he’s ready to make the leap into the big league. 

“It starts with the quarterback. Obviously, I have to be ready and I’m going to do everything I can to ensure that’s the case. I’m excited to get started.”

 

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While one can’t expect Lawrence to take the Jaguars to the Super Bowl right away, he has the talent and the intangibles needed to be a franchise QB in the years to come.  

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Shivayan Roy

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Shivayan Roy is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Masters Diploma in Journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, Roy functioned as a reporter for Goal.com and extensively covered the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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