Jadeveon Clowney is an event now, which will take some getting used to considering that we've all been trained to look at the quarterback at all times.
We need new training. Clowney is going to provide it, going to change the way we watch football. He has to if he's going to be the first defensive-only player to win the Heisman Trophy. The momentum is with him, but he lost ground Thursday night.
The defensive end had three tackles, no sacks, three quarterback hurries and, most important, no YouTube specials as South Carolina opened the season with 27-10 win over North Carolina.
"Obviously, Jadeveon almost had a sack,'' South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said sarcastically. "I told him during the (fourth-quarter) break (for a lightning storm) that he ought to be well-rested now. Maybe he won't get shut out.''
He was shut out. Clowney was so tired that defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward told him he's going to have to watch what he eats next week before the Georgia game so "we can...