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Lamar Jackson | Quarterback

Team: Louisville Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (20) / 1/7/1997
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 205

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An NFL area scout said Louisville junior QB Lamar Jackson "has real arm talent" and is "way more polished than Michael Vick coming out."
Interestingly, the scout believes concerns about Jackson's struggles against Houston and LSU last year were overblown because Louisville "had arguably the worst offensive line of any power-five school" and didn't have a skill position player who was drafted. "His upside is scary," the scout said. "His flaws are correctable compared to what he was his first year as he's already made a substantial jump. No reason to believe he won't make bigger leaps. His athleticism and speed are different level type stuff. I did Cam Newton coming out and know Mike Vick well, Lamar is more advanced in the passing game than either of them when they came out. Lamar will be fine sitting in the pocket and getting hit on the chin. It's the reason his toughness is seen already as arguably his best quality because he forces himself to stay in there wanting to show he's a true quarterback." The scout went on to say that Jackson's accuracy must improve, but that it could because the May 26 - 12:28 PM

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