Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has mentioned beforehand that he plans to enter the 2021 NFL Draft after his junior season. However talking Tuesday, Lawrence left the door open to the potential of remaining a Clemson Tiger for another yr.
“We’ll simply need to see how issues unfold,” Lawrence advised media Tuesday. “There’s plenty of elements in that. Truthfully, actually taking part in this yr, placing every little thing I’ve into it and probably not specializing in subsequent yr. If I go away or keep, no matter, clearly I’ve the choice to do both one. Sort of my mindset’s been that I am gonna transfer on, however who is aware of? There’s plenty of issues that would occur.”
Lawrence is considered because the consensus choice with the No. 1 general decide if he certainly chooses to come back out for the 2021 NFL Draft. Proper now, that choice can be held by the Jets, a company in turmoil that possible would not look tremendous welcoming to a high prospect, particularly contemplating the way in which former top-five decide Sam Darnold has struggled with a scarcity of expertise round him. Some have speculated that if Lawrence does declare for the draft and the Jets do certainly decide first, there’d be the potential of “pulling an Eli Manning” and requesting an instantaneous commerce away from the workforce with the highest decide.
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Clemson is off to a 6-0 (5-Zero within the ACC) begin to the season after beating Syracuse on Saturday. The Tigers rank No. 1 within the AP Prime 25, forward of Alabama, Ohio State and Notre Dame. Lawrence and Co. will probably be again in motion Saturday at midday at house towards Boston School.
Since taking on as Clemson’s starter as a freshman, Lawrence has been considered as a high-end QB prospect. He is 6-6, cellular and may make any throw requested of him. He is even acquired flowing blonde hair simply to high off the complete package deal.
Up to now in 2020, Lawrence is the possible front-runner for the Heisman Trophy. Via six video games, he is accomplished 135-of-191 passes (70.7 p.c) for 1,833 yards, 17 touchdowns and two interceptions. Lawrence has additionally run 29 occasions for 71 yards and 4 further touchdowns.
Whereas Lawrence was noncommittal about his future Tuesday, that is a simple reply to present for a quarterback within the midst of contending for a nationwide title. Lawrence concluded his reply Tuesday with extra ideas on simply controlling what he can management.
“Simply actually centered on this yr, not attempting to look forward, not attempting to fret about that; clearly I am unable to management it,” Lawrence mentioned. “Actually simply trusting that God has a plan for me regardless of the place that’s, whether or not that is throughout the nation, whether or not that is near house, or I keep one other yr, it doesn’t matter what it’s, we’ll work it out.”