The NFL still has to wait at least two more years for the arrival of Trevor Lawrence, but it will definitely be worth it. As of right now, the Clemson quarterback is considered the most significant prospect since Andrew Luck.
Lawrence has the size, arm strength, and athleticism to thrive when he finally reaches the NFL. Any doubts about his ability to lead an offense were erased during the College Football Playoff.
Many scouts believe Lawrence would be the top quarterback prospect if he was eligible for this past draft. ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. went a step further by saying the Clemson signal-caller would be the first overall pick.
All the buzz surrounding Lawrence and his potential at the next level might be the talk of sports media, but it won't affect the young gunslinger.
In a surprising discussion involving his football career, Lawrence admit that he doesn't think he'd be ready for the NFL right now.
From CBS Sports:
"I know, personally, if I would have been able to leave [for the NFL], I would not be ready for all the things that would be thrown at me at that level," he said. "It's a lot of stuff that people don't see and don't realize."
"Right now, I'm sitting here going into my sophomore year," Lawrence said. "It's gone by so fast. I don't want to speed anything up anymore."
It'd be fair to say that his only true weakness is his lack of experience at Clemson.
With two seasons of college football left to play at minimum, Lawrence will have plenty of opportunities to polish the rest of his skills.