Tony Elliott breaks down the Clemson QB battle


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Lawrence is on the 'heels' of Bryant for the starting QB position
Lawrence is on the 'heels' of Bryant for the starting QB position

Tony Elliott told the reporters at Tuesday's Dabo Swinney media day that the Clemson quarterback battle remains unchanged with senior Kelly Bryant as the starter and true freshman Trevor Lawrence a close second.

"It's the same as it was in the spring," Elliott said the gathering of media. "It was a tight battle coming out of the spring and obviously Hunter is a guy who decided to move on and I’m very excited about his opportunity and future, but now all it does is give those guys more opportunities and more reps to compete. We’re excited about where we are. We know Kelly left the spring as the guy and Trevor was on his heels and Chase Brice made tremendous progress too.

Elliott knows that it's all about the details and execution when they eventually pick the starting quarterback.

"We’re excited about getting back on the grass and seeing who took what we asked them to do this offseason and summer," he said. "And really what it is is going back through the base installs and getting the details down. Because that’s what wins big games. Obviously big plays are important, but who can execute at a high level and execution comes down to details."

Elliott broke down what the coaches will be looking for in the starting signal-caller.

"Consistency. The guy that can come out every single day and do what coach Streeter is asking them to do," Elliott said. "Obviously all of those guys are capable of making the big throws and making the big runs. But who can manage the system? Who can do the little things and be consistent? That's going to be the guy who's going to play."

Tags: Trevor Lawrence, Kelly Bryant, Chase Brice, Tony Elliott
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quozzel
spacer Occam and his Razor
Salty55
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Tigerman1978
spacer I suspect that Bryant won't improve much this off season
A912®
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Tigerman1978
spacer It did seem like he took less shots down the field as the
TigersAndCubs
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Tiger Michael
spacer KB will start because dabo started Willie simmons
GeeVille Tiger
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IronTiger81®
spacer Wrong, it was Dabo***
GWPTiger®
spacer No it was Bowden
EarleHall95®
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GWPTiger®
spacer Re: No it was Bowden
armsb
spacer You're wrong
GWPTiger®
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armsb
spacer Nm
EarleHall95®
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IronTiger81®
spacer No news here. Move along.***
BengalBilly
spacer SIMPLE** Think so too !!!!
big monk
spacer Re: No news here. Move along.***
Tim317®
spacer Simple: Its KB's job to lose. If he comes out all year and
El Tigre 1
spacer Re: Simple: Its KB's job to lose. If he comes out all year and
SethSlyy
spacer Dabo does not need to repeat....
CaryTig
spacer I think TL will meet the criteria sooner
74leroy
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Rswanson
spacer Here’s how it will go...
Cooltig®
spacer KB's Achilles Heel Will Be.....
Buckhed
spacer Noooo
dagummit
spacer can I have my 3 minutes back?***
CM Shack
spacer No surprise there... He led us to the CFB playoff...
CoolBreeze864
spacer Re: No surprise there... He led us to the CFB playoff...
SethSlyy
spacer Great, another "interview" about our QB competition.
Judge Keller
spacer it Is NOT all about
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secgrowa
spacer Put on pounds...that kid is skinny and staying
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