No position in football has more pressure on it than quarterback. These are the 10 college quarterbacks facing the most pressure in 2019.
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence took college football fans by storm last season with a freshman record 30 touchdowns and helping lead the Tigers to the national championship over Alabama. Since then, Lawrence has been met with comparisons to Peyton Manning and talk he would have been the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, despite being two years away from being eligible.
Lawrence is not alone when it comes to feeling pressure to perform. It comes with playing the position. The great quarterbacks thrive under pressure. The not-so-great quarterbacks succumb to the pressure.
A successful season hinges on stellar quarterback play, and for the quarterbacks that made the list, their performance either makes or breaks a season for these teams’ fanbases. Whether their season hinges on better draft positioning, less ridicule or clarification on the actual talent of the prospect, these quarterbacks have something to prove.
Quarterbacks are either the saviors or the losers, there is no in-between especially in major programs. Schools like LSU go years without finding a quarterback prospect that can get them to the big game without being stuck between contender and pretender.
From Heisman candidates, Lawrence and Tua Tagovailoa to top draft prospects like Justin Herbert and to dual-threats, Sam Ehlinger and Jalen Hurts, these are the