Here’s the phone call made by Jacksonville jaguars coach and owner shortly before they made the Clemson Tiger quarterback the number one pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. With the pick, Lawrence became the first Clemson Football Player to be selected first in the NFL Draft.
There is a lot of work ahead for Lawrence as the Jaguars posted a 1-15 record last season. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has little doubt that Lawrence will succeed, telling ESPN: “This’ll be a very easy transition,” Swinney said. “He’s well prepared. What he’s stepping into, the expectations, all those things, that’s his normal and it has been for a long time. He’s built the right way. … He is the epitome of consistency and if you know anything about Urban Meyer he values consistency and toughness.”
Lawrence Will Be Teaming Up With Former Teammate Travis Etienne who was selected with the 25th pick by the Jaguars. Here’s the phone call when Etienne learned the news: