College Football

Clemson turns to freshman Lawrence at QB

(AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson has named freshman Trevor Lawrence its starting quarterback for the Tigers' game against Syracuse this Saturday.

The team announced the decision on Monday. Senior Kelly Bryant had started the third-ranked Tigers (4-0) first four games with Lawrence coming off the bench early in each contest.

But Lawrence threw a career-best four touchdown passes in a 49-21 victory at Georgia Tech this past Saturday.

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