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South Carolina All-American Jadeveon Clowney has purchased a $5 million insurance policy to protect himself financially for the 2013 season.
Clowney said Thursday his family bought the policy earlier this year. The NCAA's ''Exceptional Student-Athlete Disability Program'' permits qualifying athletes in football, men's and women's basketball, baseball and ice hockey, to take out a loan to help finance the cost of the policy, which they must repay upon signing a pro contract.
The $5 million is the maximum amount allowed and such policies cost about $30,000.
Several analysts say the sophomore defensive end would be the No. 1 pick in this year's NFL draft if he were eligible. There were questions whether Clowney should sit out this year and not risk an injury that might ruin his draft status.
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South Carolina’s best player is Jadeveon Clowney. The best moment from South Carolina’s season was Clowney almost killing Michigan running back Vincent Smith in the Outback Bowl. So it only makes sense that South Carolina is using its best player and the best moment as the cover for their spring guide. And just in case you don’t remember what South Carolina’s best player...
Jadeveon Clowney is investing in himself.
According to USA Today, the South Carolina defensive end -- and consensus top draft pick in 2014 -- has taken out a $5 million insurance policy to protect against future earnings lost to injury.
The policy, which is NCAA-sanctioned, covers only career-ending -- not season-ending -- injuries. However, it was not put in place so Clowney...
According to ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi (via Evan Silva), University of South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney ran a 4.5 forty-yard dash at a recent winter workout.
You can check out how fast Clowney is on the field by watching the video above.
Clowney can’t declare for the NFL draft until next year, but many people believe he should hold out from playing in the 2013 college...
Jadeveon Clowney is just getting reps and working on his game for his eventual NFL domination. South Carolina is in the midst of their winter workouts, which will lead into spring practice.
Evan Silva via Tom Rinaldi is reporting that Clowney during a recent workout, blazed a 4.5 40 yard dash.
ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi reported that #SouthCarolina DE Jadeveon Clowney ran a 4.5 40 at...
South Carolina star Jadeveon Clowney has returned to the football field for spring workouts after an offseason of questions about whether the defensive end should play this fall and risk being injured.
Several NFL analysts say the 6-foot-6, 256-pound sophomore would be the first pick in this year's draft if he were eligible to turn pro. But Tuesday Clowney participated in drills...
Jadeveon Clowney has joined the likes of Johnny Manziel as the latest college football player to take out insurance with the NCAA.
USA Today reported the story on the South Carolina defensive end’s move to secure his future. The insurance comes through the NCAA’s ‘exceptional student-athlete disability insurance program’. Clowney’s policy is the largest financial...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina All-American Jadeveon Clowney has purchased a 5 million insurance policy to protect himself financially for the 2013 season.
Clowney said Thursday his family bought the policy earlier this year. The NCAA's "Exceptional Student-Athlete Disability Program" permits qualifying athletes in football, men's and women's basketball...
Everybody has enjoyed talking about whether or not Jadeveon Clowney should have challenged the NFL rule that mandates a player must be three years removed from high school in order to be eligible for play. After all, that’s all tha was required for an unqualified kicker to participate at one of their regional scouting combines. These same people have suggested that Clowney should...
NFL teams don’t need to see any of Clowney’s “Workout Stats”, just put this up on the monitors and watch it 100 times.
Clowney is like the Clubber Lang of NFL Draft prospects, I expect him to go up to his opponents’ girlfriends and say “Ay woman! Why don’t you come to my apartment and i’ll show you a real man” and the women would actually go.
ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi reported that #SouthCarolina DE Jadeveon Clowney ran a 4.5 40 at 270 pounds during the Gamecocks’ recent winter workouts.
— Evan Silva (@evansilva) March 5, 2013
If this turns out to be true, than he is a bigger athletic freak than it was previously thought. To run a 4.5 40-yard-dash at 6’6″ 270 lbs impresses me more than Chris Johnson running a 4...
South Carolina star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has taken out a $5 million insurance policy through the NCAA.
Johnny Manziel is still a year away from deciding whether he wants to make the leap to the NFL, but he and his family are already taking steps to protect his future.
The Heisman Trophy winner is in the process of filing for an insurance policy, similar to the one secured last month by South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney, that will protect his potential for future earnings should...