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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) warms up before an NCAA College football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

Clemson QB Lawrence: 'I have the option' to leave or stay

Oct. 27, 2020 1:59 PM EDT

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is leaving the door open about his football future despite previously saying he planned on heading to the NFL following this his junior season. Lawrence, the 6-foot-6 passer with the flowing hair, is considered the likely consensus No. 1 pick in next spring's NFL draft. But...

Clemson linebacker James Skalski sidelined with knee injury

Oct. 27, 2020 12:05 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said one of the defense's leading players in linebacker James Skalski will miss several games with a knee injury. Swinney said Tuesday that Skalski will have arthroscopic surgery on his knee. The coach is unsure how long Skalski would be out. Skalski missed...

Indiana quarterback Michael Penix Jr. (9) celebrates after Indiana defeated Penn State in overtime of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 36-35 in overtime. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

AP Top 25: Indiana jumps in at 17; Ohio State moves up to 3

Oct. 25, 2020 11:56 PM EDT

Indiana jumped into The Associated Press college football poll at No. 17 on Sunday after pulling off the weekend’s most dramatic upset and Ohio State moved up to No. 3 following a dominant season debut. Clemson remained a rock-solid No. 1 and Alabama was No. 2. The Tigers received 52 first-place votes and...

POLL ALERT: Indiana jumps into Top 25 after stunning Penn State; Ohio State surges to No. 3 behind Clemson, Alabama

Oct. 25, 2020 2:01 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Indiana jumps into Top 25 after stunning Penn State; Ohio State surges to No. 3 behind Clemson, Alabama.
Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec, top left, passes under pressure from Georgia Tech linebacker David Curry (6) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Jurkovec, BC roll over Georgia Tech 48-27

Oct. 24, 2020 8:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College is back to being a running team, and that's fine with quarterback Phil Jurkovec. After throwing for 300-plus yards in four of his first five games for BC — the most prolific start of an Eagles career ever — Jurkovec was happy to let the running game take over on...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) throws a pass during an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

No. 1 Clemson wakes up late to beat Syracuse 47-21

Oct. 24, 2020 5:52 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence has seen plenty of tight games against Syracuse. He's also seen the top-ranked Tigers come out on top most every time. It happened again Saturday as No. 1 Clemson used a late boost to pull away to a 47-21 victory after Syracuse drew within a score at 27-21. ...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes against LSU during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. Georgia Tech will play at home against the nation's top-ranked team for the first time in 40 years when No. 1 Clemson, let by the high-profile tandem of quarterback Trevor Lawrence and running back Travis Etienne, puts its perfect record on the line on Saturday, Oct. 17. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

No. 1 Clemson looks for 27th straight ACC win vs. Syracuse

Oct. 22, 2020 2:25 PM EDT

Syracuse (1-4, 1-3 ACC) at No. 1 Clemson (5-0, 4-0), Saturday at noon ET (ACC Network). Line: Clemson by 46. Series record: Clemson leads 6-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Clemson's run at another perfect regular season. The Tigers have not lost a regular-season game since 2017 at Syracuse. Since, they've won 26...

Syracuse wide receiver Anthony Queeley (14) makes touchdown catch in the second half against Liberty during an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Oct 17, 2020, at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y.  (Dennis Nett/The Post-Standard via AP)

No. 1 Clemson, Syracuse meet heading in opposite directions

Oct. 22, 2020 9:42 AM EDT

If Syracuse is trying to catch up with No. 1 Clemson, Orange coach Dino Babers believes his team has plenty of company. “The entire country is chasing Clemson,” Babers said. “Alabama is chasing Clemson. Everybody is chasing Clemson. I think it’s fortunate for us every year we get an...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes against LSU during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. Georgia Tech will play at home against the nation's top-ranked team for the first time in 40 years when No. 1 Clemson, let by the high-profile tandem of quarterback Trevor Lawrence and running back Travis Etienne, puts its perfect record on the line on Saturday, Oct. 17. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Lawrence leads midyear honors in ACC with mistake-free play

Oct. 21, 2020 12:44 PM EDT

Trevor Lawrence has been at his best from the start for top-ranked Clemson. The junior is again putting up big numbers but avoiding interceptions that plagued him early last season, which has the Tigers’ offense humming at a pace difficult to match. That’s why the Heisman Trophy candidate and...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson is tackled by the Clemson defense during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. The crunching hits, game-changing interceptions and dominating defense is the same for No. 1 Clemson. It's just the names that change from year to year. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

No. 1 Clemson has new faces on defense and still dominating

Oct. 20, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

Clemson once again has a dominating defense that delivers crunching hits and game-changing interceptions that has helped the Tigers ascend to the top of college football. That seems to be an annual summary of Clemson, it's just the names that change from year to year. Despite losing six starters on defense from...