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Jaguars name Trevor Lawrence Week 1 starting QB

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Jaguars name Trevor Lawrence Week 1 starting QB

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Aug 26
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The Jacksonville Jaguars have officially named No. 1 overall pick Trevor Lawrence as the team’s starting quarterback for the season opener against the Houston Texans on September 12.

Coach Urban Meyer said on Sunday that Lawrence also will start the final preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys.

Two weeks ago, it was reported that Meyer still had not made a decision between Lawrence and fellow quarterback Gardner Minshew II as the team’s starter.

“It doesn’t really change anything, though,” said Lawrence. “Still got the same task in front of us, got to get a lot better, individually, as a team, as an offense. Just looking forward to going to work this week. It brings some clarity, which is nice, going forward but it really doesn’t change much, but, yeah, I’m really excited for the opportunity, grateful for it.”

Lawrence completed 20 of 32 passes for 184 yards in two exhibition losses where he started both games. He was sacked three times and led the offense to a measly one field goal in six series.

“It’s frustrating, but also we just got to stick together and keep playing,” Lawrence said. “We’re going to figure it out. I’m really confident in that. We got a bunch of guys that are putting the work in and we’re going to do everything it takes to get on the right track.”

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  • Urban Meyer

    Urban Frank Meyer III is an American football coach who is the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League .

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    Travis Etienne Jr. is an American football running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League .

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    Gardner Flint Minshew II is an American football quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League .

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