Star midfielder Clemson Trevor Lawrence has tested positive withbefore the Tiger Team 1 match against Boston College on Saturday, Lawrence and the program announced on Thursday night. Clemson’s sporting director Dan Radakovich told CBS Sports on Wednesday, after he had a negative result on Sunday.
Lawrence will miss Saturday’s match and, while his status for next week’s game against Notre-Dame is unknown, it looks like he could be cleared.
“I had a positive COVID-19 test result and my symptoms were relatively mild while I was following the Clemson and ACC protocol. The only thing that hurt me was missing out on the opportunity to be with me. teammates this weekend and playing the game I Love, ”Lawrence said in a statement.“ I hate that I can’t be there, but I’ll be watching from our isolation and dragging our boys while waiting for the opportunity to rejoin the team. “
According to ACC guidelines, athletes with a positive test result should be isolated “at least 10 days from the onset of symptoms / test positive.”
Until Lawrence returns, the Tigers will likely turn to their newest DJ Uiagalelei, a five-star prospect from the 2020 recruitment class. Uiagalelei has completed 12/19 102-meter passes on the backup mission this season.
“Trevor has authorized us tonight to announce that he tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently on quarantine,” Swinney said in a statement. “He is doing well with mild symptoms but will not be showing up against Boston College this week. Although we will definitely miss Trevor, here’s a chance for the others to step up and we are very well. excited to play against a very good BC team on Saturday. “
This story first appeared on CBSSports.com.