Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence’s case for taking part in in 2020 offers #WeWantToPlay marketing campaign a lift

Because the web blasted out rumor after rumor Sunday that the 2020 FBS faculty soccer season will probably be postponed this week, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence made a case for the sport to go on.

Lawrence’s reasoning, as he specified by a Twitter thread? That gamers can be much less in danger for COVID-19 in the event that they have been underneath group supervision slightly than away from the amenities.

Persons are at simply as a lot, if no more threat, if we don’t play. Gamers will all be despatched dwelling to their very own communities the place social distancing is very unlikely and medical care and bills will probably be positioned on the households in the event that they have been to contract covid19 (1)

— Trevor Lawrence (@Trevorlawrencee) August 9, 2020

To not point out the gamers coming from conditions that aren’t good for them/ their future and having to return to that. Soccer is a protected haven for therefore many individuals. We usually tend to get the virus in on a regular basis life than taking part in soccer. Having a season additionally incentivizes –

— Trevor Lawrence (@Trevorlawrencee) August 9, 2020

Gamers being protected and taking the entire proper precautions to attempt to keep away from contracting covid as a result of the season/ teammates security is on the road. With out the season, as we’ve seen already, individuals is not going to social distance or put on masks and take the correct precautions

— Trevor Lawrence (@Trevorlawrencee) August 9, 2020

Earlier Sunday, the Tigers star — a possible No. 1 general NFL Draft decide subsequent yr — referred to as for a means to maneuver ahead on a season.

Let’s work collectively to create a state of affairs the place we are able to play the sport that each one of us love. Not divide and argue. There’s a means ahead

— Trevor Lawrence (@Trevorlawrencee) August 9, 2020

Gamers within the Pac-12 have stated they’d sit out except, amongst different issues, colleges do extra to make sure their well being.

MORE: Record of notable faculty soccer gamers opting out of 2020 season

Lawrence’s tweets have been adopted by a spike within the gamers’ #WeWantToPlay Twitter marketing campaign, with a number of tweets Sunday evening from Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields and different Huge Ten and ACC gamers:

#WeWantToPlay Cancelling the faculty soccer season shouldn’t be the reply. We’re within the most secure setting doable with strict protocols put fourth by knowledgeable medical workers. Cancelling will lead to gamers being extra in danger. It’s in our greatest curiosity to remain and play!

— Dylan Leonard (@Dylanl_2) August 10, 2020

Studies Sunday centered on the Huge Ten presumably canceling fall sports activities in 2020 and/or shifting them to the spring 2021. The convention can be the second FBS league to name off play within the fall: The Mid-American Convention introduced Saturday it’s suspending its season to the spring.

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