By RALPH D. RUSSO, AP Higher education Soccer Author
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has examined good for COVID-19, placing into doubt whether or not the face of college soccer will be obtainable to perform the leading-ranked Tigers’ biggest activity of the season.
Clemson mentor Dabo Swinney mentioned in a statement unveiled by the university Thursday night that Lawrence is in isolation with moderate signs or symptoms.
Swinney reported Lawrence would miss Clemson’s sport Saturday from Boston Higher education. The Tigers are scheduled to participate in No. 4 Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, on Nov. 7.
Folks who test optimistic for COVID-19 need to isolate for a least of 10 times.
Lawrence said in a assertion on Twitter that his signs and symptoms have been “relatively mild” and he was pursuing protocol fron Clemson and the ACC about the virus.
“The only point that hurts is missing an opportunity to be with my teammates this weekend and enjoy the sport I really like,” he reported.
Lawrence claimed he’d be looking at and cheering for the Tigers from isolation.
The junior from Ga is a foremost contender for the Heisman Trophy and potentially the top rated all round decide in next year’s NFL draft. He led the Tigers (6-, 5- Atlantic Coast Conference) to a nationwide championship as a freshman and back to the University Soccer playoff championship video game very last season. Clemson’s decline to LSU in the title game was the 1st — and even now only — video game the Tigers have dropped in Lawrence’s 32 career starts off.
Clemson is analyzed 3 instances a 7 days per Atlantic Coastline Convention protocol.
Lawrence created a stir previously this week when questioned about his NFL future reported he nevertheless had the alternative to stay or leave.
“My state of mind has been that I’m heading to go on,” Lawrence claimed Tuesday. “But who knows? There is a great deal of factors that could take place.”
Swinney explained that though Lawrence will be missed versus the Eagles (4-2, 3-2), it was an “opportunity for other guys to stage up.”
Freshman passer D.J. Uiagalelei has been the to start with in after Lawrence this season when online games get out of hand. Uiagalelei, at 6-4 and 250 pounds, was rated the country’s 2nd-very best university prospect by Rivals.com last period. He enrolled in January and went by spring drills until the coronavirus pandemic shut down faculty athletics last March.
Uiagalelei has concluded 12 of 19 passes for 102 yards. The Tigers also have made use of sophomore Taisun Phommachanh and Hunter Helms at quarterback this period.
Clemson has won its earlier 27 game titles versus ACC levels of competition and the previous 9 towards Boston University.
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