The last time Clemson played in the Carrier Dome in 2015 they had to grind out a 10-point victory. Now it looks if the Tigers are going to remain undefeated, they’re going to have to do so without their starting quarterback for the remainder of the game.
Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant left the field with an injury with 45 seconds left in the first half vs. Syracuse, as the Tigers trail the Orange 17-14 at halftime.
Bryant had to be carried off into the locker room before halftime after a third down play in which the quarterback was slammed to the turf.
Zerrick Cooper started the second half in Bryant’s place.
After last week’s victory, Bryant rolled his ankle and was wearing a boot before being cleared to go vs. Syracuse.
Twitter was filled with plenty of complaints for Swinney playing Bryant vs. Syracuse and the Tigers trailing at the half.
This is just a dumb mistake by Dabo, inexcusable. It was clear he shouldn't be out there, the further injury was inevitable.
— SHAKIN THE SOUTHLAND (@STSouthland) October 14, 2017
Playing a gimpy Kelly Bryant is ridiculous. He can’t protect himself. Now he’s really hurt.
— Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) October 14, 2017
Kelly Bryant is not healthy…It's not worth playing him and risking higher injury.
— Rubbing The Rock (@RubbingTheRock) October 14, 2017
You lose #KellyBryant for the season you gone be looking real stupid. You knew all week this man couldn’t even jog but you play him.
— Darius A. Robinson (@drobceo) October 14, 2017
Clemson wanted to convince itself so badly this week that Kelly Bryant was fine to play. He wasn't.
— Grace Raynor (@gmraynor) October 14, 2017
I’m not sure trap games get any trappier than a Friday night game in a garage in Syracuse. Godspeed, Clemson.
— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) October 13, 2017
— Eddie Timanus (@EddieTimanus) October 13, 2017
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) October 13, 2017
Not good, Clemson pic.twitter.com/pUNGDJoqiP
— Dr. Saturday (@YahooDrSaturday) October 13, 2017
Game was -22.5 Clemson pic.twitter.com/WuM33ztcRE
— TheHoundztooth (@TheHoundztooth) October 13, 2017
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