John Reid, Florida Times-Union
Printed 12: 23 a.m. ET April 19, 2021 | Up to date 12: 31 a.m. ET April 19, 2021
Like nearly all the draft specialists, even Trevor Lawrence believes it’s all but a forgone conclusion that he’s going to cease up in Jacksonville because the No. 1 general grab on April 29.
On Sunday afternoon, Lawrence sent out a tweet thanking the Jaguars followers for raising extra than $11,000 for marriage ceremony items and to charities of his different in Jacksonville.
Lawrence tweeted that he and his wife, Marissa, will donate $20,000 of their beget cash to charities in Jacksonville.
”We hope to be a portion of your group soon,” Lawrence wrote. ”Thanks Jaguars followers. We in fact fancy the bridal ceremony items and donations for charities of our different.”
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The Jaguars fan effort turned into once began by Eric Dillard, whose preliminary notion turned into once to procure satisfactory donations to preserve a $300 toaster from Lawrence and Mowry’s marriage ceremony registry.
In accordance to a post from Dillard’s Twitter legend final weekend, they ended up procuring an extra reward — a vacuum — and persevered to procure cash to jog to charities of Lawrence’s different.
Lawrence and Marissa had been married in a non-public ceremony in Bluffton, S.C. on April 12.
After noteworthy turned into once made about Lawrence’s feedback at some level of a Sports actions Illustrated interview that he would no longer play with ‘this colossal chip” on his shoulder, he clarified his assert on Twitter Saturday.
”It appears as if americans are misreading my sentiment,” Lawrence posted on his Twitter legend. “I am internally motivated – I love football as noteworthy or extra than anybody. It is a long way a HUGE priority in my life, clearly. I am pushed to be the exact I could possibly neatly be, and to maximize my doable. And to WIN.
”I in fact procure pretty about a self belief in my work ethic, I love to grind and to wander my needs. You’re going to be in a declare to inquire of anybody who has been in my life. That being said, I am precise in who I am, and what I imagine. I don’t need football to originate me feel noteworthy as a individual. I purely love the sport and work, the group, the ups, and downs. I am a firm believer within the fact that there is a notion for my life and I’m called to be the exact I could possibly neatly be at regardless of I am doing. Thanks for coming to my TedTalk, lol.”
It appears as if americans are misreading my sentiment.
I am internally motivated – I love football as noteworthy or extra than anybody. It is a long way a HUGE priority in my life, clearly. I am pushed to be the exact I could possibly neatly be, and to maximize my doable. And to WIN. (1/3)
— Trevor Lawrence (@Trevorlawrencee) April 17, 2021
Lawrence is ranked on the top of the 2021 draft class that capabilities a stable quarterback group — BYU’s Zach Wilson, Ohio Bid’s Justin Fields, North Dakota Bid’s Trey Lance, and Alabama’s Mac Jones, a Jacksonville native — who could possibly well all be top 10 picks.
In three seasons at Clemson, Lawrence passed for 10,098 yards and 90 touchdowns. He went 34-2 as a starter.
Jaguars coach City Meyer said final month at some level of an interview with NBC Sports actions’ Peter King the direction they’re going for the draft is to grab Lawrence with the top grab.
Lawrence underwent surgical operation on Feb. 16 to restore a torn labrum in his left (non-throwing) shoulder, but he has returned to throwing passes.
The preliminary diagnosis had Lawrence taking four to 5 months for a plump restoration, but stays projected to be a plump jog when NFL coaching camps originate in July.