Redskins fans, others want to #TankForTrevor after Lawrence leads Clemson to win

January 8, 2019

This time last year, #TankForTua was all the rage. Now, a different true freshman quarterback has won the national championship and stolen the hearts of many NFL fans.

As Trevor Lawrence led Clemson to a 44-16 evisceration of Alabama in Monday’s national title game, #TankForTrevor started trending on Twitter with Washington Redskins fans being chief among the group wishing their team could draft Lawrence right away.

He’s not eligible until the 2021 NFL draft. But no matter:

Hey @JPFinlayNBCS I just figured out the genius of Bruce Allen.. Hes had the #Redskins on a decade long #TankForTrevor and were now just 2 years away from it coming to fruition!! The way this kid moves in the pocket sees the field is sick.. #ALLIN Rob Carlin (@RobCarlinNBCS) January 8, 2019

Redskins Nation:#TankForTua OR #TankForTrevor?#HTTR Jim Winn (@JTWinner) January 8, 2019

A two-year “tank” to position your team to draft Lawrence seems a bit much, even for a guy who just threw for 347 yards and three touchdowns on a supposedly stingy Tide defense.

But it isn’t just Washington fans whose longing eyes have wandered from Tua Tagovailoa to Lawrence:

Is it too early to dream? #Tank2019 #Tank2020 #TankforTrevor pic.twitter.com/4zk87y6Eko Scooter (@56Slevin) January 8, 2019

Yo Cousins contract is up the same time Trevor Lawrence is draft eligible. Vikes need to be ready to #TankforTrevor @PaulCharchian @PAOnTheMic @wobby @DanBarreiroKFAN Kyle Kirby (@realkylekirby) January 8, 2019

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