As seismic shifts were taking place across the college football landscape Tuesday afternoon, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney decided to call an audible during the Tigers’ fourth practice of fall camp.
Trevor Lawrence’s arrival on the Clemson campus in the spring of 2018 came with virtually as much fanfare and adulation as possible.
Four-star defensive end Monkell Goodwine (6-4, 260) of Fort Washington, Md., has made his college decision and will announce his choice Saturday online through Sports Illustrated.
After leading the Clemson football team to a national championship as a true freshman during the 2018 season, the notion was floated — to some degree — that Trevor Lawrence should consider sitting out the next two seasons and wait to perhaps be the top selection of the 2021 NFL draft.
Whatever the upcoming college football season looks like, it certainly won’t look normal, and a small preview of that was evident Thursday as the Clemson football team opened fall camp — masks and all — as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on.
On the same day it opened fall camp, the Clemson football team learned not only its revised schedule for the upcoming season, but that it’ll start what promises to be an atypical season as the nation’s top-ranked team.
How college football planned to address the upcoming season in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the subject of speculation for months.
It usually doesn’t take an extraordinary amount of brainpower to identify a smattering of the top storylines for a given team heading into the start of fall camp.