Trevor Lawrence came in wanting to leave little doubt about No. 3 Clemson's championship goals this season and about his ability to take the Tigers there.
He accomplished both Saturday in a 41-7 rout of No. 16 North Carolina State, helping Clemson dominate the showdown between the Atlantic Coast Conference's last remaining undefeated teams.
"We just didn't want to leave any doubt that the game should've went a certain way," Lawrence said. "It was clear how we won the game by a good bit."
And it was clear Lawrence, the strong-armed, long-haired freshman, has the goods to keep the Tigers out front.
He passed for a career best 308 yards...