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Minnesota Football Recruiting: Canada OL Tyrell Lawrence commits to the Gophers

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The mammoth offensive lineman from up North has grabbed an oar

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The weekend’s #TwinCitiesTakeover continues to bear fruit ahead of the Early Signing Period, as Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach P.J. Fleck and co. earned a verbal commitment from Canada offensive lineman Tyrell Lawrence.

Get to know Tyrell Lawrence

Height: 6’7”
Weight: 344

Power 5 Scholarship Offers: Indiana and Tennessee

247 Sports Composite Rating: N/A

Scouting Report

Well, Lawrence is huge, for starters. At 6’7”, 344-lbs, he is a mammoth offensive lineman, and his physical skill set was on full display when he camped with the Minnesota coaching staff back in June. Alternating between playing tackle and guard during camp, Lawrence used his frame to maul defensive linemen. The catch with Lawrence is that he is still a bit raw. He needs to be more consistent in his pad level and will need to work on refining his technique at the college level. But all the physical tools are there. Leave the rest to offensive line coach Brian Callahan.

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