Report: NFL Teams Ask Heisman-Winning Quarterback To Give Wide Receiver A Try

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The NFL combine has begun, which means it’s time for NFL coaches, GMs, scouts, writers, and draft prognosticators to make all sorts of ironclad evaluations about various incoming rookies that will eventually prove embarrassingly inaccurate. We’re off to a good start so far, according to this report from’s Peter Schrager:

Multiple NFL teams have requested for the dual-threat Lousiville quarterback to work out as a wide receiver, in addition to working out as a QB, Good Morning Football’s Peter Schrager reported Friday, per a source informed of the situation.

Jackson won the Heisman Trophy in 2016, a season in which he threw for 30 touchdowns and 3,543 yards. Last season, he tossed 27 touchdowns to go along with 3,660 yards. He completed 59 percent of his passes last season, which is a better mark than the percentages top QB prospect Josh Allen put up during either of his two seasons at Wyoming. He’s never played a single snap at wide receiver, and despite old dumbass Bill Polian’s belief that he is too short to play quarterback, he stands at 6-foot-3. If asking a guy with that sort of resume to take a crack at an entirely new position seems strange to you, just remember that none of these people really know what they are doing.