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Dabo Swinney Was Asked If He Would Take QB Kelly Bryant Back

Kelly Bryant throwing the football in warmups.

CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 01: Quarterback Kelly Bryant #2 of the Clemson Tigers warms up before the start of the Tigers' football game against the Furman Paladins at Clemson Memorial Stadium on September 1, 2018 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Mike Comer/Getty Images)

Clemson football is dealing with a situation right now. True freshman Trevor Lawrence, who was named the starter over Kelly Bryant last Sunday, has been injured and is out for the rest of today's game.

To make matters worse, Clemson trails Syracuse 16-7 early in the third quarter. Bryant, meanwhile, announced he was transferring from the program during the week, so he's not available.

Chase Brice, a four-star redshirt freshman is in the game. He has played in three games this season, but never in a situation like this.

Clemson could really use Bryant. Technically, he could return to the team if he is still in school, but who knows if he actually would.

Would Swinney take him back? The television broadcast says yes.

When ESPN's Holly Rowe asked Swinney about allowing Bryant to come back, the coach replied "heck yeah" and expressed his love for the veteran quarterback.

Clemson and Syracuse can be found on ABC. The Orange lead 16-7 in the third quarter.

This would be Cuse's second-straight win over Clemson, and a major upset that would rock the national landscape.