Former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant plans to take an unofficial go to to North Carolina this weekend, sources with data of the state of affairs instructed ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg.
Inside Carolina first reported the go to.
Bryant left Clemson after the primary 4 video games this season when he discovered he had misplaced the beginning job to freshman Trevor Lawrence. Because of the brand new NCAA redshirt rule, Bryant can take this season as a redshirt yr and have one yr of eligibility remaining.
Bryant went 16-2 as a starter at Clemson, taking the Tigers to the School Soccer Playoff a yr in the past.
North Carolina has had quarterback points since Mitchell Trubisky left following the 2016 season. Final yr, the Tar Heels signed LSU switch Brandon Harris, however that didn’t pan out. Each Nathan Elliott and Chazz Surratt have began video games for North Carolina over the past two seasons, however neither has taken maintain of the beginning job.
Bryant would fill a obvious weak point, and in addition could be match for the kind of offensive scheme coach Larry Fedora likes to run. In 2015, North Carolina made the ACC Championship Recreation behind dual-threat quarterback Marquise Williams, who had 948 yards speeding and three,072 yards passing. That additionally marks Fedora’s finest season at North Carolina.
The Tar Heels host Virginia Tech on Saturday.