Trevor Lawrence on his future: “I’m sure there will be some information coming out here soon”

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Before Friday night’s loss to Ohio State, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence did little to make anyone think he’d return to no-pay play for another year. After the game, he said nothing to change the presumption that he’s heading to the NFL in 2021.

I don’t really want to get into all of that tonight,” Lawrence told reporters after the game, via Marc Whiteman of WYFF. “I’m just kind of taking the loss in, a lot of stuff going on in my head. So, don’t really wanna get into all that. I’m gonna take a little bit of time for myself and be with my fiancé and family and just enjoy that. We’ve been working for I don’t know how many months straight trying to get it done here. So I’m gonna go enjoy a little bit of time. I’m sure there will be some information coming out here soon. I just wanted to sit back for a minute and take everything in.”

In other words, he didn’t want to announce that he was leaving Clemson in the immediate aftermath of what will have been his final game at Clemson. Lawrence has until mid-January to apply for early entry to the 2021 draft.

Although Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields played incredibly well and potentially forced the Jaguars to at least stop and think about whether Lawrence should be the first pick in the draft, Lawrence remains the clear top prospect. And even though the salary cap (and thus the value of Lawrence’s initial contract as the first pick) will likely drop due to the pandemic, the cap consequences of COVID-19 will have a multi-year impact on the money available to pay players. By the time Lawrence is eligible for a second contract, the revenue will be back to normal, and likely will be far bigger than ever before. The sooner he starts the clock toward becoming eligible for contract No. 2, the sooner he gets contract No. 2.

Lawrence’s comments about his future was only the No. 2 most interesting moment from his video press conference. A reporter who failed to mute her connection to the press conference said, “Poor Trevor needs to shave his ‘stache.”

Poor Trevor heard the comment, stopped what he was saying, smiled and said, “Thank you.”

36 responses to “Trevor Lawrence on his future: “I’m sure there will be some information coming out here soon”

  1. As much as I enjoyed seeing Dabo Swinney get shut up(Where would you rank OSU now Dabo?🤣), I also enjoyed seeing Trevor get outplayed. The most overrated QB since Joe Burrow last year.😋

  2. Any team “thinking” about drafting an Ohio State QB is ignoring history…which means they’re doomed to repeat it…

  3. Clemson’s OL was bad last night and their D even worse. In other words, great training for his future life with the Jags.

  4. If anyone thinks that Clemson lost because Justin Fields is a better QB than Trevor Lawrence, you do not know football.

  5. This is a college student. Give him time to process a high-profile loss without bombarding him with these questions.

    He’s going to the NFL and he’ll be good very quickly.

  6. Gosh. Go back to school and finish your basket weaving degree or be the number one draft choice and make some serious bank. Tough call, said no one ever.

  7. mlhigh77 says:

    January 2, 2021 at 10:05 am

    Gosh. Go back to school and finish your basket weaving degree or be the number one draft choice and make some serious bank. Tough call, said no one ever.

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    I’m guessing maybe your mad because in addition to not having the physical tools of a football player you failed basket weaving as well. Lawrence already has earned his degree in marketing.

  8. I’ll state the obvious. He should have his head examined if he goes back to school and risks all that money.
    Frankly, he should have his head examined for playing last night and risking injury.

  9. and once again Trevor Lawrence wilts under the lights of a National championship. I don’t hate the guy but stop calling him “generational talent” and stubbornly keeping him as #1 to justify 3 years of media hype. Joe Burrow is better than him, Justin Fields destroyed him last night and could have a better career, and Trevor isn’t even the best QB at Clemson of the past 5 years! DeShaun Watson conquered mighty Alabama with all the pressure of the world on him and is a future SB champion (with a proper coach).

  10. Not sure why everyone is doing the drama thing. He’s coming out and we will see if he’s as great at the nfl level. Lots of top 10 drafted quarter backs don’t make it.

  11. This is a perfect example of any QB, if your offensive line does not play well, I don’t care who you are. This is why Wentz from the Philadelphia Eagles needs to stay, if Trevor Lawrence is that good he did not show it last night. Last night I believe cost him the Heisman

  12. Fiancé?? Isn’t this guy like 21 years old at the oldest?! Massive red flag to me. This kid is a child in college and is already engaged? Big yikes

  13. Just love the prognosticators – this man is a generational talent.??? Yes anoint him as a Tom Brady or a Peyton Manning – Come on – He needs to get a haircut and come into whichever team picks him and prove it. He has one big thing going against him – he is going to the Jags. He should stay in college – which he wont – for one more year and come when Covid is done and the Cap goes up and the likelihood of getting to a better organization is higher. One never knows who is going to be the generational talent – where did Manhommes get drafted? Look at the teams that passed on him Jags took Fournette?- look at the scouting organizations that ranked 3rd and 4th best QB in the draft!!

  14. Live today like it is your last day, for someday it will be…. Take the cheddar, get the degree later. Besides, they are giving them away these days (Sports Hospitality… LOL). Most of us with real degrees had to earn them (not just pay for them)…..

  15. You can’t judge a guy on ore two games, either of them, Lawrence or Fields, but you have to admit, last night was about the best thing that could have happened to the Jets. Fields ran, he made ALL the throws including a number of bombs, and showed what toughness and determination is. If he’s the consolation prize I’ll love with that. Huge game for him against Bama coming up, as all the college people say it will be a next level challenge for him. What if he wins that decisively?

  16. freefromwhatyouare says:
    also enjoyed seeing Trevor get outplayed. The most overrated QB since Joe Burrow last year.😋

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    You mean the Joe Burrow that statistically had the best season in college football history then destroyed two teams on his way to the championship? How can you over rate that? Trevor Lawrence is a sure thing in the NFL. He may not be Brady or manning, but he will not be a bust either. Especially now that the Jets won’t get him.

  17. Zach Wilson is way better than him or field. Any one picking #1 will regret not picking Zach. His arm strength and accuracy is crazy strong and good.

  18. All-American Voltron says:
    January 2, 2021 at 10:27 am

    ”’and once again Trevor Lawrence wilts under the lights of a National championship.””

    Not sure what wilting means to you but in the 2018 championship game vs Alabama, which he won, he was 20/32 347yds 3td’s. I dont know if he will be a good pro or not (it is the Jags after all) But he has shown he is worthy of being the #1 pick. He carried Clemson to B2B title games and 3 near perfect seasons. Not sure if you hate him or just dont understand his value at the position.

  19. lgw91s says:
    January 2, 2021 at 9:09 am
    As his realtor scans waterfront properties in Jacksonville.
    __________

    That’s not how real estate works.

  20. ”’and once again Trevor Lawrence wilts under the lights of a National championship.””

    Not sure what wilting means to you but in the 2018 championship game vs Alabama, which he won, he was 20/32 347yds 3td’s. I dont know if he will be a good pro or not (it is the Jags after all) But he has shown he is worthy of being the #1 pick. He carried Clemson to B2B title games and 3 near perfect seasons. Not sure if you hate him or just dont understand his value at the position.
    ____________________________________________________
    dont forget about his numerous missed reads last night
    poorly thrown balls
    3 fumbles
    general look like he did not want to be there…

    Go TEAM PLAYER!

  21. flosnake says:
    January 2, 2021 at 12:43 pm
    Does he remind anybody of sunshine from remeber the titans?

    yes, but not quite as pretty

  22. Trevor’s probably thanking God it’ll be the Jags and not the Jets drafting him. His accountant will be breathing a sigh of relief that it’s Florida and not NY that he has to pay taxes to

  23. They beat Clemson but they okayed half the schedule. They should not have been in the playoff.
    You wouldn’t crown a super bowl champ if they played less games.

  24. Expectations just need to be realistic. He’s an extremely intelligent football player. Intelligence can’t be taught. The only thing that I saw last night that was concerning was the fumbles. Unless you’re Kirk Cousins, that can be fixed. Just remember that Elway and Luck were the biggest hyped “most NFL-ready” quarterbacks. It took Elway 15 years to win a Super Bowl, and Luck washed out after a few years. He has the tools and smarts, but very few pan out in the end.

  25. Now his dream has come true. He gets to play in… Jacksonville.

    Now that’s an lol right there.

  26. All-American Voltron says:
    January 2, 2021 at 10:27 am
    and once again Trevor Lawrence wilts under the lights of a National championship. I don’t hate the guy but stop calling him “generational talent” and stubbornly keeping him as #1 to justify 3 years of media hype. Joe Burrow is better than him, Justin Fields destroyed him last night and could have a better career, and Trevor isn’t even the best QB at Clemson of the past 5 years! DeShaun Watson conquered mighty Alabama with all the pressure of the world on him and is a future SB champion (with a proper coach).
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    Joe Burrow had one exceptional year in college. Lawrence has had three. Burrow wasn’t even the best rookie QB in the NFL this season either- taking into account only the games he was able to play in before getting hurt. Watson a future SB Champion with a proper coach? I’m sure every QB is a future SB Champion with the right coach then. Watson could finish the season throwing for nearly 5,000 yards and the Texans could still finish 4-12. Good luck thinking a coach is going to be the fix on a team that has to shed salary cap space and a DL that a person in a wheelchair get break through. Enjoy the rebuild.

  27. He should throw the NFL in the trash and remain at Clemson. Nobody wants to play for Jacksonville

  28. Very presumptuous to assume that revenues will be back to normal and higher than ever before. That may or may not be true, but the NFL needs to take some hard looks at itself and why its ratings are way down during a year in which there was not much to do other than watch sports on TV.

  29. Trevor Lawrence will receive the highest grade ever given to a QB coming out of college. He was ready to turn pro 2 years ago. It’s a shame the best QB has to go to a lousy organization like the Jags. I hope someone else trades up for the number one pick.

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