Found March 06, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
South Carolina defensive lineman Jadeveon Clowney is widely considered to be the best player in college football, and he’s only entering his sophomore season. Since Clowney is already NFL-ready, Tom Sorensen of the Charlotte Observer proposed the idea last month that he should sit out the upcoming season to avoid injury. It sounds like a crazy idea, but a number of people have hopped on board. Clowney isn’t one of them. “My mom was the first person who called me and was like ‘I hope you ain’t talking about doing something crazy like this,’” Clowney said during an interview with ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi. “Nobody would like me here. I’m not leaving school. I don’t really think I’m taking a big risk. You can get hurt anywhere. I could get in a car accident on any given day outside of football. I could trip over a curb and tear my ACL. “I’ve been doing this since I was 5 years old, playing football. If this is my time to get hurt, it’s my time to get hurt. I’m just gonna play like I’ve

Clowney on Gamecocks' spring guide cover

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 buys $5 million insurance policy

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...

Jadeveon Clowney reportedly ran a 4.5 forty during South Carolina’s recent workouts

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...

Clowney buys $5M insurance policy

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...

South Carolina, Clowney back on field

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 Takes Out A $5 Million Life Insurance Policy

    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...

South Carolina Clowney buys insurance policy

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...

Sitting out never crossed Clowney’s mind

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...

Report: Jadeveon Clowney ran 4.5 40-yard-dash during winter workout

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...

Jadeveon Clowney takes out $5 million insurance policy through the NCAA

South Carolina star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has taken out a $5 million insurance policy through the NCAA.

Johnny Manziel’s Family Will Take Out Insurance Policy on Texas A&M Quarterback

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...
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