PFF names the highest three breakout quarterbacks in faculty soccer, together with DJ Uiagalelei
Clemson soccer star DJ Uiagalelei headlines PFF’s three breakout quarterback stars for 2021.
If the Clemson soccer team wants to win a national championship this season, their new quarterback DJ Uiagalelei must play to his high five-star potential.
PFF listed Uiagalelei as one of three potential breakout quarterback stars for 2021. The other two were Emory Jones of the Florida Gators and Taulia Tagovailoa of the Maryland Terrapins. While there are plenty of reasons to join the hype of these three signalers, Uiagalelei should be the trio’s biggest breakout star: he can lead Clemson to a championship.
What can college football fans expect from Jones, Tagovailoa, and Uiagalelei this season?
Clemson Football quarterback DJ Uiagalelei plans to be a breakout star in 2021
What Uiagalelei has more to offer than Jones, and definitely more than Tagovailoa, is a great chance to not only make the college football playoffs but also win a national championship. He was the trio’s most in-demand recruit when the five-star California quarterback traveled to Clemson, South Carolina to support Trevor Lawrence during his freshman 2020 season.
Uiagalelei made two starts last year to replace Lawrence who was battling COVID-19. While the Tigers defeated Boston College, they failed to make it against Notre Dame at South Bend, with Uiagalelei taking the lead. To be fair, most quarterbacks didn’t win on the streets at Notre Dame last year. However, if Lawrence could have played, Clemson could have won.
As for Jones, his two-threat playmaking ability could help the Gators switch more of pro passer quickly in Kyle Trask. Florida is expected to be behind this year, but for Florida that means winning nine or ten games and going to a New Year’s Six Bowl. Jones is about getting as many reps as possible in Dan Mullen’s Offense to be ready to fight again in 2022.
With Tagovailoa he followed the former Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley to Maryland. While Locksley has barely lost more than a ton of games as the college head coach, he has shown a propensity for recruiting. Though the last year has been an odd one, Tagovailoa showed signs of great promise as he led the Maryland offensive in the Big Ten game. Maryland should be better than we expect.
Look for Jones, Tagovailoa, and Uiagalelei for some of the best quarterbacks in the country.
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