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Colin Cowherd: 2019 Clemson Could Be "All-Time Great"

Trevor Lawrence on the field during the National Title game.

SANTA CLARA, CA - JANUARY 07: Trevor Lawrence #16 of the Clemson Tigers reacts against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Levi's Stadium on January 7, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

In 2018, Clemson became the first college football team to go 15-0 in a season. But Colin Cowherd seems to think that the 2019 Clemson team can surpass even last year's glory.

On Tuesday's episode of The Herd, Cowherd proposed that the 2019 Clemson team could be "an all-time great." He pointed to how much more dominant the Tigers became after Trevor Lawrence took over as starter.

“I think Clemson has a chance to be an all-time great team... In the games in which Trevor Lawrence started and finished last year, none were close. Twenty (points) was the closest and he was a freshman. He's now a sophomore... He is the best college quarterback I’ve ever seen since Andrew Luck... When I saw (Lawrence) play at 17 in a high school camp, he is the best high school quarterback probably that I've ever seen."

Cowherd noted that Clemson has so much talent as well as their quarterback that this year's team could surpass any individual Alabama team in terms of greatness.

"Alabama has the best dynasty I've ever seen but there's not one team - they've had a lot of average quarterbacks...Clemson has Alabama’s talent but with the best college quarterback of my life... This kid is better than (John Elway and Luck). Arm, size, delivery, everything. He's really an all-time talent... And I do feel like even as good as Alabama has been, I do feel like Clemson is - this morning - the better program..."

He concluded that Lawrence is going to be a "first ballot Hall of Famer." Whether he reaches that level in the NFL as well remains to be seen.

Lawrence began his freshman season on the bench but quickly took over the reins without missing a beat.

He finished his freshman season with 3,280 yards and 30 touchdowns with only four interceptions.

On top of all of that, he led Clemson to a dominating win over Alabama in the national title game.

With two more years to in college before he's NFL eligible, Lawrence could become an all-time great in college football.

And given how incredible Clemson's recruiting has been going, the entire Tigers football program could too.