Clemson’s freshman quarterback was impressive in the season opener against Furman, but it remains to be seen how well he will perform in a tough road environment against an SEC defense. Clemson’s coaching staff has raved about Lawrence’s ability to thrive under pressure and perform well in big games. Now we will see if he is ready to live up to the hyper
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Clemson vs Clemson vs Texas A&M: The rank 2 Clemson Tigers are 14-0 straight up and 9-5 against the spread in their last 14 games played in the month of September including a 3-0 SU and ATS record in their last three September road games. The Tigers will try to extend these streaks with a victory on Saturday over the Texas A&M Aggies.
Lawrence led the offense to points on all five of the drives he started, ending the day with 137 passing yards and three touchdown passes on 15 pass attempts. The quarterback battle between Lawrence and senior incumbent Kelly Bryant will continue this week and be an interesting one to watch against tougher competition.
With Fisher getting his first test against a ranked opponent at College Station and Clemson still trying to sort out its quarterback situation, there is plenty of intrigue swirling around this game. Fisher and Dabo Swinney have had plenty of battles over the years in the ACC and should be well prepared for one another in this one.
“Very good in the secondary. I think their safeties are as good as we’re probably going to see,” Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said. “These are really, really talented players at safety. I’d say all four of their starters in the secondary are probably going to play in the NFL. It’s pretty easy to see that. They’ve got size and length.”