Lawrence shines at Toreros pro day
The long jump could have used an extra half-an-inch. The 40 didn’t disappoint. The shuttle was crisp.
But a large gaggle of NFL scouts weren’t there to see Anthony Lawrence run around. They were there to see him toss the football.
They didn’t get back in their cars regretting the stop in Linda Vista.
The record breaking quarterback dazzled in his bid to become the third member of the 2013 Silver Pigskin class to make an NFL roster, not letting a single pass sail astray in a 15 minute flurry at Manchester Field.
“When you’re six, you think you’re going to the NFL for sure,” Lawrence said. “Then you come to a school like this, and see guys performing this well…any opportunity I get is going to be awesome.”
Any place Lawrence has been over the past eight years has changed since his arrival. As the signal caller at Grossmont he claimed the all time passing yards mark in the San Diego section, and proceeded to do the same at USD – not just the school record, but the entire Pioneer Football League.
“My goal is to get into a rookie mini camp,” Lawrence said. “I just want to get a ball in my hands and put some pads on and be able to play football.”