Back in the spring, the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame announced Trevor Lawrence was the recipient of the Blanchard-Rogers Trophy which goes to the state's collegiate player of the year.
Due to COVID-19, the banquet which had been rescheduled for July was ultimately not held but the organization still arranged for Lawrence to talk about what it means to receive this honor.
The Blanchard-Rogers Trophy is named after two Heisman Trophy winners with ties to the Palmetto State. The late Doc Blanchard is a native of McColl and won the Heisman in 1945. George Rogers is a native of Duluth, Georgia and won the Heisman in 1980 while playing for the Gamecocks and head coach Jim Carlen.
In his two seasons in the Upstate, Lawrence is 25-1 as Clemson's starting quarterback and that includes a 1-1 record in the national championship game. In 2019, Lawrence was a finalist for the Manning Award and a semi-finalist for the Davey O'Brien award and the Walter Camp Player of the Year award.