There has been a growing buzz swirling over the future plans of Clemson Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence. On November 28, he made his return back on the gridiron in time for the program's “Senior Day” pre-game festivities. In a video posted by Matt Connolly, the 21-year-old was seen being honored prior to the game which could be indicative of him foregoing his last year of eligibility next season.
Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence gets honored on Senior Day pic.twitter.com/dX5h9M6C5m
— Matt Connolly (@MattOnClemson) November 28, 2020
In another video posted by Clemson Football, Lawrence personally thanked the fans and soaked in the memories he made as he may have already played his last game in Death Valley against the Pittsburgh Panthers.
No. Thank you, @Trevorlawrencee! 🧡 pic.twitter.com/xW3hgZwsBw
— Clemson Football (@ClemsonFB) November 29, 2020
Trevor Lawrence was sidelined for the last five weeks due to him having a positive COVID-19 case with freshman gunslinger DJ Uiagalelei slotting in under center in lieu of his absence. Last week's encounter against the Florida State Seminoles was also pushed back to a later date due to conflicting issues regarding a COVID-19 development prior to the game.
He managed to hit the ground running early on and balled out against the Panthers where he chalked up a total of 403 passing yards on 26 of 37 passes completed along with three passing touchdowns. The Tigers eventually asserted their dominance once again and ran away with a 52-17 victory to improve their overall record to 8-1.
Lawrence is set to graduate from the university in December but he still has a final year of eligibility left in his collegiate career. The signs may already be telling of the quarterback's future but the coming months will confirm whether or not he will forego his final season and eventually declare for the 2021 NFL Draft.