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After word spread Monday that Jadeveon Clowney's tackle versus Michigan last season would have been ruled illegal under the new college football rules in place for 2013, and Clowney would probably have been ejected from the game, one man who knows about hard hits came to the defense of the South Carolina's star defensive player.
Eric LeGrand, the former Rutgers football player who is still paralyzed after breaking his neck during a game in 2010, believes that Clowney’s hit was perfectly legal. If anyone could be a spokesperson for more football safety rules, it's LeGrand. So if he is arguing that Clowney’s hit should be considered fair play, then maybe the ACC's Coordinator of Officials Doug Rhoads should see his point of view.
The courageous LeGrand tweeted his brutally honest thoughts on the new rules Tuesday.
There's no way #clowneyhit is illegal. Take it from a guy who broke his neck
— Eric LeGrand (@EricLeGrand52) July 23, 2013
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