Clemson has earned a total of 532 weekly honors since 1968. The two selections this week give Clemson seven Player of the Week honors this season.
Against Miami, Trevor Lawrence completed 29-of-41 passes, both season highs, for 292 yards with three touchdown passes. He also rushed eight times for 34 yards with a rushing touchdown.
The three selections this week join Trevor Lawrence’s selection as ACC Quarterback of the Week from the team’s season opener at Wake Forest to comprise Clemson’s four weekly honors this season. Today’s weekly honors are the first in the careers of all three players.
The victory marked Clemson’s 31st consecutive regular season win, passing the 2013-15 Florida State Seminoles for the longest such streak in ACC history
Lawrence’s selection represents his first ACC weekly honor of the season and the eighth of his career. With eight career selections including Rookie of the Week honors earned as a freshman in 2018, Lawrence now ties Travis Etienne for the most by any active Clemson players.
The win marked Clemson’s sixth consecutive 1-0 start to a season and improved Head Coach Dabo Swinney’s week one record to 11-1.
The contest will be the 39th all-time between the two programs, dating to Clemson’s 17-0 win against The Citadel in the teams’ first meeting in 1909.
The Maxwell Award has been presented to the College Player of the Year since 1937 and is named in honor of Robert “Tiny” Maxwell, a former standout at the Swarthmore College and a renowned sports writer and football official.
The seven Clemson selections in the 2020 NFL Draft pushed Clemson’s number of draft picks over the last five years to 31, adding to what is now the most-prolific five-year stretch of drafts in school history.
The Raiders have become a frequent destination for Clemson draft picks in recent years and added to that association with the selection of Muse in the third round.