The Tigers are down on their luck as their QB depth chart has been gutted after the departure of former starter Kelly Bryant.
Since January, Clemson has had 4 scholarship quarterbacks transfer. That's wild.— Anna Hickey (@AnnaH247) September 26, 2018
What's left behind are three freshman QBs, a wide receiver and a punter who all have no game experience, expect for Trevor Lawrence,
At Notre Dame, Brandon Wimbush could have followed the same route as Bryant and left town. He didn't and will graduate in December. At the same time, should anything happen to Book, Wimbush's No. 7 will be ready to enter the game if his number is called.
Notre Dame has scored 94 points in 2 games started by Ian Book, compared to 70 points in the 3 games started by Brandon Wimbush. Miles Boykin has 11 catches tonight, the most by a Fighting Irish receiver since Michael Floyd in 2011. Boykin entered with just 9 catches in 4 games. pic.twitter.com/MGjTGHnlgC— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) September 30, 2018
Wimbush has proven himself for the past two seasons as a starter with 13-3 record and bowl win over LSU. Fans don't have to worry about his resume.
Ultimately, he has been outplayed by Book, but that doesn't mean he can't come out a get the job done for his team if he's needed. Say something does happen to Book, Wimbush will go in with a winner's mentality and do all he can to help the team win.
He may not be QB1 anymore, but you never know what might happen down the road. Should he be placed back on the field, ND fans will know he'll be ready to rock and give his all.