Trevor Lawrence is assured that the perfect is but to come back in his profession after he made the long-anticipated determination to declare for the NFL Draft.
The presumptive first total decide within the 2021 draft introduced his declaration on Wednesday following a second-place end within the Heisman Trophy voting on Tuesday.
Lawrence performed three seasons at Clemson, having been touted as one of many subsequent nice NFL quarterbacks since highschool, and justified his billing. He received the Nationwide Championship in his freshman 12 months, inspiring a 44-16 rout of Alabama, and led Clemson to the title sport final season, solely to lose to Joe Burrow’s LSU.
Clemson fell in need of a return to the identical stage this marketing campaign, overwhelmed 49-28 by Ohio State within the School Soccer Playoff semifinal, Lawrence’s closing sport for the Tigers.
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Lawrence now seems poised to grow to be a member of the Jaguars, who maintain the primary total decide after a 1-15 season in 2020.
Reflecting on his time at Clemson, Lawrence mentioned in a video on Twitter: “I hope my legacy at Clemson is that I used to be an important team-mate and an important particular person total. Greater than soccer, greater than how I performed every sport, simply how I handled individuals.
“I need that to be the principle factor that I am identified for. Over the past three years that is the factor I’ve stored as a precedence. Simply treating individuals effectively and being a superb particular person. I hope that is my legacy once I depart right here.
“I’ve realized quite a bit from coach [Dabo] Sweeney and from all my coaches. Everybody has been so good to me and handled me like household since I’ve gotten right here. That religion facet has been a very powerful factor in my life.
“To all my teammates over the previous three years, it has been essentially the most enjoyable experience I have been on. I am going to look again on these three years and have the perfect reminiscences. Profitable a Nationwide Championship, successful lots of video games and extra all of the little moments, being within the locker room, being in follow, spending daily collectively and simply having these reminiscences – us laughing and reducing up and simply having fun with life collectively. These are issues I am going to keep in mind eternally.
“After I have a look at my life as entire thus far, this journey of 21 years, essentially the most childhood have been my time right here at Clemson. It is taught me be a greater man, little doubt and that is the most important takeaway.
“Clearly it is made me a greater soccer participant however that is kinda secondary to what it is taught me about life. I actually really feel like I am a person now and I am able to tackle these challenges, tremendous excited for all times forward. The most effective is at all times but to come back. However I am grateful for Clemson and I will miss it.
“I need to say thanks to everybody that is supported Clemson, all my Clemson household, whether or not that is followers, my team-mates, my coaches and my instant household. I am so grateful for you guys, I would not be who I’m if it wasn’t for y’all. There’s so many individuals who’ve helped elevate me up. I can not wait to see what God has subsequent for us.
“My time right here has been superb and I will be a Clemson Tiger eternally.”