There’s no QB controversy heading into spring practice for Clemson football. Trevor Lawrence is set to the lead the Tigers in a championship pursuit.
There isn’t any quarterback controversy heading into spring practice for Clemson football.
Over the next few days, we will be giving you a quick preview of every single position for the Tigers heading into spring practice, which is set to start soon. In each post, we’ll give you what to watch for in spring practice and what we expect from the position as a whole.
What better position to start with than the quarterback spot?
The Tigers are returning the best quarterback in the nation in Trevor Lawrence and the best backup quarterback in the nation in Chase Brice.
I don’t know that you could get much better than that QB room.
What to watch for:
Trevor Lawrence is the clear-cut starter and Chase Brice is the clear-cut second-stringer. You’re going to see those guys get the majority of the reps during practices, but I can pretty much guarantee you that you won’t see much of Lawrence in the spring game a month and a half from now.
Those two guys make up, in my opinion, what is the best QB room in the nation. I mean, how many other programs can say that they have the best quarterback in the country and could make the argument that they have the best backup quarterback in the country? Only Clemson football.
Behind Brice, you’ve got Ben Batson who will be playing his redshirt freshman season for the Tigers and true-freshman Taisun Phommachanh, who was an early enrollee.
Perhaps the most interesting thing to watch at the QB position is how Phommachanh performs. I fully expect him to redshirt in 2019, but there’s a good chance that we still see him get a few snaps during the season because of the new redshirt rule.