Per reports, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has tested positive for COVID-19. Lawrence is Clemson’s superstar player and holds a variety of single game program records for his team.
The Tigers, who are currently ranked first in the country, are set to face BC at noon on Halloween (this Saturday) in South Carolina.
It has yet to be announced if any of Lawrence’s other teammates have tested positive for COVID or if his positive test will impact the game being played as scheduled.
With Lawrence presumably out for at least a couple weeks, Clemson is left with 4 young options at quarterback: freshman D.J. Uiagalelei, redshirt freshman Taisun Phommachanh, Freshman James Talton, and freshman Hunter Helms. All but Talton have gotten a little bit of playing time. Clemson has yet to name a replacement quarterback, but it will almost certainly be either Uiagalelei or Phommachanh (barring other positive COVID tests).
We will update as we learn more about how this may affect Saturday’s game.