While Lamar and the Ravens were very vocal about Jackson being a quarterback, it seems other options are being tested. According to Jamison Hensley who is the Ravens’ ESPN reporter says John Harbaugh is enjoying seeing the possibilities of having two quarterbacks on the field at once.
It looks like Lamar going without the agent continues to have been an okay move for him. Jackson’s deal is reported to be worth $9,471,649 with a $4,968,472 signing bonus. Congrats to Lamar and his family!
Lamar Jackson is transitioning into his role as a Baltimore Raven. After his first two days of rookie minicamp, he met with the media, see what all he had to say below!
Lamar Jackson was formally introduced as a Raven today along with his new coaches and fellow draft pick, Hayden Hurst. While the coaches are still keeping things tight lipped about what they plan to do with all of Lamar’s talents, one thing is for sure. Lamar will be a quarterback with the Baltimore Ravens. Check out all of the videos from Lamar’s first NFL press conference below!
Good luck watching this without tearing up.
We at CardinalSportsZone.com wish these two young men & the one drafted today the very best if luck in their journeys. Here is a press release from the University of Louisville athletic department:
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Louisville cornerback Jaire Alexander and quarterback Lamar Jackson were selected in the first round of the 2018 National Football League Draft Thursday evening AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The two first-round selections for the Cardinals are the second most in school history, one shy of equaling the 2014 draft, when three players went on the first day.
Lamar has posted better numbers this year than he did last year, when he actually won the Heisman Trophy and is the youngest player ever to do so. Yet this year, he is fourth in voting with his only hope of winning being some type sort of miracle. David Hale with ESPN dives into the mystery a little deeper.
ESPNU said exactly what every UofL fan has been screaming since the preseason. QUIT SLEEPING ON LAMAR JACKSON TO WIN BACK-TO-BACK HEISMAN TROPHIES. Here is the comparison of stats from the past 2 seasons.
Lamar has virtually identical stats this year as he did last year. Notable differences include fact he has thrown for 161 more yards and rushed for 306 yards less. It’s a sign he’s grown as a player and as a pocket passer.
Don’t be surprised if Lamar at least gets that invite to NYC. Check out some of his highlights courtesy of ACC Digital Network YouTube account. You’ll see why the theme of this article is not to sleep on Mr. Jackson.