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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 could sit out the Gamecocks' 2013 season, as so many people have speculated.
“Sitting out? I never thought of it,” Clowney said. “I’m going to go to school and play.”
And play he will, with two specific goals in mind.
"More sacks." Oh, "and I'm going to try to lead my team to more wins," Clowney said.
For the former, Clowney has already packed on 13 pounds of mass and ran "something like" 4.54 40-yard dash.
“I want to keep my speed up,” he said. “I don’t want to gain weight and then get slower. I put on like 12 pounds, 13 pounds and kept my same speed, so th...
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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...
Michigan running back Vincent Smith was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time back at the beginning of January. It’s not his fault South Carolina defensive lineman Jadeveon Clowney timed a play perfectly and someone missed a block. It’s also not Smith’s fault that the best player in college football laid the hit of the century on him and forced him to cough up the ball...
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...
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...
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...
South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has taken out a $5 million life insurance policy with the NCAA to protect against any future earnings lost to injury, the junior said Thursday after the Gamecocks completed their second practice of the spring. On Wednesday, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel said that he and his family, along with the university, had begun the process...
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...
South Carolina's superstar defensive end Jadeveon Clowney sat down with ESPN's Tom Rinaldi to talk about his big hit and the NFL Draft debate.
The South Carolina Gamecocks Spring Prospectus couldn’t have picked a more perfect picture to put on the cover. For those of you that don’t know, Prospectus is a fancy way of saying Media Guide. The hit vaulted Clowney onto an even bigger stage and has helped Vincent Smith gain fame, even if it’s not the kind that he probably wants.
South Carolina star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has taken out a $5 million insurance policy through the NCAA.
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South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney takes out a $5 million dollar insurance policy for the 2013 season. (al.com)
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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...