Clemson names Trevor Lawrence starting QB vs. Syracuse

Clemson names Trevor Lawrence starting QB vs. Syracuse
Trevor Lawrence has been named Clemson’s starting quarterback for Saturday’s game at home against Syracuse. (Source: Clemson Athletics)

CLEMSON, SC (WCSC) - Trevor Lawrence has been named Clemson’s starting quarterback for Saturday’s game at home against Syracuse, the school announced on Monday morning.

The true freshman is coming off his best performance of the season this past Saturday when he threw 4 touchdown passes in the Tigers win at Georgia Tech.

For the season, Lawrence is 26-42 passing for 424 yards, 5 touchdowns and 1 interception.

Lawrence replaces senior Kelly Bryant who started each of Clemson’s first four games this year after leading the team to the College Football Playoff last season with a 13-2 record.

This season, Bryant is 30-44 for 405 yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 interception. He’s also rushed for 125 yards and 2 more scores.

Clemson and Syracuse are set to kickoff at Noon on Saturday from Death Valley.

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