On Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys will host the Jacksonville Jaguars in their preseason finale. It'll be the first time that "America's Team" gets to see what rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence is made of.
Lawrence was recently named the starting quarterback for the Jaguars. Of course, that decision didn't really shock anyone because he was labeled the most intriguing prospect since Andrew Luck.
Even though Lawrence might not receive many snaps in the Jaguars' preseason finale, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones seems excited to watch the Clemson product in person.
During a recent appearance on 105.3 The Fan, Jones was asked if he believes Lawrence is a "special talent." It's safe to say he thinks highly of the Jaguars' rookie quarterback.
"Yes, yes. If I’ve seen one that you could put in those same kinds of level of talent, what he accomplished, his skillset, yes. I think he’s in that conversation," Jones said. "But, boy, of late, we’ve seen several of these quarterbacks that it seems as though they can hit the ground running in a more accomplished way early in the season than it used to be. You remember we had some pretty bumpy years there early with Troy. Not Troy’s fault, but we were just trying to build something around him there."
Jones wasn't done raving about Lawrence, as he said the No. 1 overall pick will have a great career as long as he can stay healthy.
"But I don’t think there is any question that Lawrence is, when you say the ‘real deal,’ he’s a quarterback that should, if he’s available, and that’s injury we’re talking about, if he’s available, he should have a great career," Jones added.
This past Monday night, Lawrence completed 14-of-23 passes for 113 yards against the Saints.
We'll see if Lawrence can put on a show for the fans at AT&T Stadium this Sunday. Kickoff for the Cowboys-Jaguars game is set for 1 p.m. ET on NFL Network.