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Dabo Swinney: Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence to play vs. Wake Forest

Dabo Swinney: Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence to play vs. Wake Forest

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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney told reporters that freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence is expected to be under center to start Saturday's game against Wake Forest. "I definitely expect him to play," Swinney said on Tuesday. "That is why I put him back in practice last night. I don't see a reason why he wouldn't." Lawrence was a full participant in practice on Monday, two days removed from absorbing a vicious hit to the shoulder and head by defensive back Evan Foster during the second quarter of a 27-23 win over Syracuse. Lawrence was examined in the medical tent before retreating to the locker room. "He got the [expletive] knocked out of him," Swinney said. "It was head and neck. He had some pain, and you get put in concussion protocol with anything that creates a symptom. That's not...