Here’s who will replace Deshaun Watson at Clemson.
Clemson has its Deshaun Watson replacement.
Dabo Swinney announced this evening that junior dual-threat quarterback Kelly Bryant will be the team’s starter Week 1.
Bryant, a former three-star recruit, threw for 48 yards and 1 touchdown in minimal action in 2016.
Dabo Swinney names Kelly Bryant the starter at QB. Zerrick Cooper is No. 2
— TigerNet.com (@ClemsonTigerNet) August 22, 2017
Bryant, Cooper and true freshman Hunter Johnson were all seen as possible Watson replacements heading into the 2017 season.
Clemson opens its season on Saturday, Sept. 2 against Kent State. The Tigers face Auburn Week 2.