And quarterback is the position he sees himself playing in the NFL. Why is there a conversation about Jackson, who threw 57 touchdowns to 19 interceptions over the past two seasons, moving to wide receiver?
"If I'm LJ and a team asked me to work out at WR, I wouldn't want to play for that team".
Jackson did not participate in the bench press and he won't run the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine.More news: Quarterly Earnings Forecast Review: Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (PBR)
Contrary to reports, Lamar Jackson has not been asked by National Football League teams to move to wide receiver.
Jackson shot down that report during his time at the podium.
Where it originally came from was ESPN analyst Bill Polian, who said several weeks ago that Jackson would be better off switching to receiver now than waiting a few seasons.More news: Dollar gains on Powell's economic outlook, stocks slip
While Jackson is an incredibly athletic player, that doesn't mean Jackson can play wide receiver.
Essentially, because Jackson is fast and capable of ripping off explosive plays with the ball in his hands, teams are thinking he could potentially shift positions.
One of the more intriguing prospects in this year's draft has been former Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson due to the larger amount of concern about whether he could have success at that position at the next level.More news: Schroder Investment Management Group Grows Stake in Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PCRX)
For starters, Jackson is now a first- or second-round prospect. Moving a player from quarterback to wide receiver makes that transition even harder.