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5-Star Clemson QB Commit Trevor Lawrence Breaks Deshaun Watson's Georgia HS Passing Record

Deshaun Watson of the Clemson Tigers celebrates a rushing touchdown by Wayne Gallman #9 (not pictured) during the second quarter against the Auburn Tigers.

AUBURN, AL - SEPTEMBER 03: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers celebrates a rushing touchdown by Wayne Gallman #9 (not pictured) during the second quarter against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium on September 3, 2016 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Clemson has done a phenomenal job recruiting quarterbacks out of the state of Georgia.

Deshaun Watson was a member of Clemson's class of 2014, joining Dabo Swinney's program as the Peach State's career leader in passing yards with 12,961, and touchdown passes with 155.

Watson was the No. 41 composite overall player in the class of 2014, and the No. 2 quarterback in the country per 247Sports.

Watson was a big time recruit. The next quarterback to join the program could be one of the biggest ever. Cartersville High School phenom Trevor Lawrence is the No. 2 overall player in the class of 2018, the No. 1 quarterback, and he is waging war on Watson's many Georgia state records. On Friday night, he passed Watson's career yardage total on a 22-yard touchdown pass against Chapel Hill.

He now has 13,255 career yards, and is keying in on Watson's career touchdown total as well. He entered the game with 150 touchdowns, and threw for four against Chapel Hill in a 62-0 victory.

To make things even more impressive, Lawrence rarely plays much in the second halves of games. 9,480 of his career yards are in first halves, and according to 247, his first half numbers alone would only put him behind Watson and Georgia's Jake Fromm in Georgia high school history.

Of course, none of it means much if the wins don't come, but that isn't a problem. Cartersville is working towards a third straight state title, and Lawrence is 47-1 as a starter in his career.

[247Sports]