3. Enough of the 2019 season. Will this all keep going?
If Clemson doesn’t have the best recruiting class in the country coming in, it’s in the top three. Horseshoes, hand grenades, and bars after 2 am – as long as you’re close to the target, you’re good.
There’s a whole new wave of future NFL talents coming in, and it all starts at quarterback. Clemson as a team might be a dynasty – again, sort of up for semantic debate depending on how much you care – but there’s no questioning the succession of quarterbacking talent coming through the place.
From Tajh Boyd, to Deshaun Watson, to a year of Kelly Bryant, to Trevor Lawrence, to …
Like Tagovailoa, Roethlisberger, and Krzyzewski, you’re going to need to force yourself to lean how to spell and say it – UI, then AGA, then LELE and then the second I, and say it like ukulele – because he’s going to be the Next Big Thing quarterback in 2021.
Before that, though, Trevor Lawrence will be back along with a slew of key parts of the defensive front. The O line needs a rebuild, and so will the defensive back seven, but the program has been shockingly amazing at reloading instantly.
The 2020 schedule isn’t bad – at Notre Dame, at Florida State, South Carolina and a slew of games against teams that would probably finish fifth or worse in the SEC West or Big Ten East – and the team will start the season in the top three no matter what.