In 2018 when Clemson football went 15-0, it launched quarterback Trevor Lawrence into an entirely different stratosphere. One that had everyone questioning what was “wrong” with him when he did what every quarterback does and throws interceptions.
Clemson football fans tried telling everyone that there was nothing wrong with Trevor Lawrence and there wasn’t. However, we all know that when social media influencers get something in their head, asking people to be level headed goes right out the door.
That said, year three of Trevor Lawrence will be something that we have never seen before. In Deshaun Watson’s final year at Clemson, he threw for 4,593 yards and 41 touchdowns; that is the standard of excellence at Clemson. That is the standard that Trevor Lawrence will beat in 2020.
Having the likes of Justyn Ross, Amari Rodgers, Joseph Ngata, Frank Ladson Jr. Cornell Powell and Braden Galloway to throw to is an embarrassment of riches to have and one that offensive coordinator will be sure to take advantage of.
Clemson’s offense is so loaded that they could have two thousand yards rushers, three thousand-yard receivers and still have the starting offense out by the middle of the third quarter each week. Sure, we might be putting the cart before the horse, but if anyone thinks that this isn’t the most talented roster college football has ever seen, simply isn’t paying attention.
Trevor Lawrence is going to be able to just play ball in 2020. In 2019, he was trying to prove he could live up to the expectations that others set. In 2020, he is will simply be able to focus on what he does best and play ball. This is all the coaching staff has ever wanted him to do and something that he got away from in 2019.
Trevor Lawrence as is is the best player in college football and he will be able to show that again in 2020. When he gets back to playing the game for fun in 2020, he will take down all of the Clemson football single-season passing records with him.