Will Trubisky be the ACC’s next great QB?

Over the last few years, multiple ACC quarterbacks have found themselves in the conversation for the nation’s top player at their position.

Former Florida State signal-caller Jameis Winston took home the Heisman Trophy in 2013 and was ultimately selected No. 1 overall in the 2015 NFL Draft. Clemson standout Deshaun Watson didn’t receive the Heisman this past season, but he was a finalist for it, and he won the Davey O’Brien Award, which is presented annually to the best quarterback in college football.

Watson will be back with the Tigers this season, and given the sophomore year he just had, the Gainesville, Georgia, product will be the obvious front-runner for preseason ACC Player of the Year in July. But while Watson will enter 2016 with hopes of another stellar campaign, another league program will be starting a new quarterback who’s looking to burst onto the scene.

Mitch Trubisky saw action in a backup role for North Carolina over the last two seasons, but with Marquise Williams gone, he’ll now have a chance to show what he can do as the undisputed starter.

If he can maintain the type of numbers he had as a sophomore, that could mean he’s in for a record-breaking year.