Lamar Demeatrice Jackson Jr. is a name to reckon with in the world of the NFL. The star quarterback who features for the Baltimore Ravens played college football at Louisville, where he mesmerized one and all with his astounding performances.
In fact, he won the Heisman Trophy during his sophomore year and as a result, was roped in by the Baltimore Ravens back in 2018. As they say, fortune favors the brave, in his rookie season itself, Lamar got a chance to become his team’s starting QB after an injury to Joe Flacco.
“He is extremely motivated and hungry”: Mark Andrews on Lamar Jackson
As a matter of fact, Lamar guided his team to a Division title and at 21, became the youngest QB to start a playoff game. Undoubtedly, Lamar has become a major part of his team and the world knows how talented a QB he is. However, he hasn’t yet signed a contract extension, and now fans are getting a little anxious about Lamar not taking part in any of the organized team activities as well.
Recently, Ravens coach John Harbaugh was asked about the Lamar situation. In response, John refused to give anything away. “I’ll just let Lamar speak for himself on that. It’s for him to talk about,” Harbaugh said, as reported by ESPN’s Jamison Hensley.
However, Ravens tight end Mark Andrews told Jamison Hensley that there is nothing to worry about in the Lamar situation. “I know Lamar and I’ve talked with him. I know how hard he’s working. He’s extremely motivated and extremely hungry. So there’s no worries over there,” he said.
“We’re all working and doing our job here and getting ready for him. We’ll be ready to go and I’m confident that he’s going to be ready and show everybody what he’s got and the type of hunger he has right now,” Andrews further added.