The presumed No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft, Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence, is slated to undergo surgery to repair an injury to his non-throwing shoulder, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport tweeted Friday.
The surgery won’t impact Lawrence’s pre-draft plan to throw for NFL teams at his Pro Day and will have him 100% healthy in time for his first training camp, presumably with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Trevor Lawrence’s doctors are confident the extra recovery time will allow him to be 100% when training camp begins. https://t.co/rNrfqxXyry
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 5, 2021
Lawrence headlines a quality quarterback class that could see as many as five passers off the board in the first 15 picks, including Ohio State’s Justin Fields, BYU’s Zach Wilson, North Dakota State’s Trey Lance, and Alabama’s Mac Jones.
Even with the injury, Lawrence is a sure bet to be the first overall pick in April.