2021 NFL Mock Draft: Year of the Quarterback

1. Jacksonville Jaguars: QB Trevor Lawrence (Clemson)

NFL Comparison: A stronger-armed Ben Roethlisberger

Despite the brilliance of Gardner Minshew’s mustache, he’s not the long term answer at quarterback in Jacksonville. The Georgia native is blessed with every tool one would want in the prototype quarterback. He has the height (6-foot-6) to see over defenses. Lawrence has the arm strength to make every single throw on the field. Despite having a large frame, he’s a plus-athlete at the position. Lastly, he’s been battle tested since his freshman year against elite competition. All of these facts make him a no-brainer for the No. 1 pick. In terms of pure tools, he’s widely considered the most exciting quarterback prospect since Andrew Luck was taken in 2012.

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