Dan Orlovsky says Trevor Lawrence is mixture of three former No. 1 NFL draft picks

It is not unusual for NFL draft prospects to attract comparisons to comparable athletes within the scouting course of. That is very true for gamers resembling Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, thought of a once-in-a-generation expertise and near-unanimous alternative for the highest choose of the draft.

However NFL quarterback-turned-ESPN analyst Dan Orlovsky took it a step additional on Friday’s episode of “Get Up!”, portraying Lawrence as a veritable Frankenstein’s monster when he claimed he had comparable belongings to a few former No. 1 total draft picks.

“Trevor Lawrence is Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck and Matthew Stafford type of balled up into one,” Orlovsky mentioned. “I believe that his mind is Peyton Manning-like. … After which with the expertise degree of Andrew Luck and Matthew Stafford.”

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Excessive, excessive reward from Orlovsky, a 12-year NFL veteran. And it is true that Lawrence represents a hardly ever seen mix of elite quarterback traits, from his command of the offense at Clemson, unimaginable arm energy, throwing accuracy and athleticism. Lawrence, recovering from surgical procedure to his non-throwing rotator cuff, probably cemented his standing as the highest choose in his private professional day.

What makes Lawrence so attractive as a player, Orlovsky mentioned, is his skill to mix that elite bodily expertise with equally spectacular fundamentals.

“His basis basically is elite. … This man’s acquired No. 1 expertise as effectively,” Orlovsky mentioned. “So we’re speaking elite fundamentals, which matter, mixed with elite expertise — he’s going to be a rock star. He’s going to be an absolute stud. … There’s nobody near Trevor Lawrence within the draft with regards to the quarterback place.”

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