The Clemson football program has a knack for recruiting Georgia quarterbacks. The best quarterback in the history of the program, Deshaun Watson, led them to a national championship last season and is tearing it up in the NFL.
Could Trevor Lawrence eventually surpass Watson in Clemson lore? He’s already doing it in high school.
Trevor Lawrence is the No. 2 overall prospect in the country, and the top quarterback in the nation. On Friday, he surpassed Deshaun Watson’s peach state career yards passing record with a 22-yard touchdown strike.
Lawrence now has 13,255 career yards; Watson finished his high school career with 12,961.
— Rusty Mansell (@Mansell247) October 21, 2017
That isn’t the only record of Watson’s that he’s making a run at. Lawrence now has 150 career passing touchdowns and is only five shy of tying Watson’s mark of 155.
Lawrence usually doesn’t play in the second half, as most games are blowouts by that point. He is 47-1 as a starter and is working on bring Cartersville High School their third straight state championship.
By the looks of it, the dynasty at Clemson is only getting started.