Lamar Jackson is set to participate in Louisville's pro day this afternoon. Several NFL teams are in attendance to watch the former star quarterback work out.
The QB has reportedly chosen to not do something a lot of people want to see him do, though.
Jackson, a potential Round 1 or Round 2 pick, has reportedly decided to not run the 40-yard dash at his pro day today. He did not run at the NFL Combine, either.
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock first reported the news.
This is surely a measured decision by Jackson, who probably doesn't feel he has anything to gain by running the 40-yard dash. He wants to be a quarterback at the next level and if he runs a ridiculous 40 time, it could prompt more teams to try to get him to switch to wide receiver or running back.
Pro Football Talk's Michael David Smith pointed this out, too.
Sports Illustrated's Albert Breer, though, says that Jackson has been "difficult" for some NFL teams to reach. He doesn't think he's getting the best advice.
Jackson has opted to not hire an agent. He's being managed by his mother.
Louisville's pro day is being televised on the NFL Network.