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Larry Brown Sports:
Jadeveon Clowney is so good some people believe he has a chance to top Derrick Thomas’ single-season collegiate sack record of 27. Clowney is also so young that he told reporters Thursday he doesn’t remember the former Alabama standout.
“I’m going to try to break that, hopefully,” Clowney said of Thomas’ 27, via The Post & Courier.
The Post & Courier’s Darryl Slater says that when asked, Clowney said he did not remember Thomas.
Thomas was a star linebacker with the Kansas City Chiefs from 1989-1999. He amassed 126.5 sacks in 169 games, including 20 in the 1990 season — seven of which came in one game against the Seattle Seahawks, which is an NFL single-game record. The Hall of Famer was in a car accident on Jan. 23, 2000 and died because of a blood clot two and a half weeks later on Feb. 8.
Clowney, who is turning 20 and entering his junior season as a DE at South Carolina, was only six years old when Thomas died, so it’s understandable why he wouldn’t remember the C...
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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...
Remember that massive hit by South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney in the 2012 Outback Bowl against Michigan?
Well, the fine folks over at the South Carolina media team decided to make that photo into the front cover of the South Carolina spring media guide:
Man, I can still feel that hit....
(Courtesy of No Guts, No Glory)
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...
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 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...
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 defensive end and All-American Jadeveon Clowney has a $5 million insurance policy should he get injured in the 2013 season, it has been reported. The policy - which will be paid out via the NCAA should anything go awry next season - will be paid for by family members, and protect against future . The cost is $30,000. Reply to Charleston Post-Courier writer Daryl Slater...
South Carolina has printed an image of Jadeveon Clowney's massive hit on Michigan's Vincent Smith on the cover of their Spring Guides.
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)
Just Like Romeo and Juliet.
Katherine Webb says that people in Alabama refer to Crimson Tide starting quarterback A.J. McCarron and herself to be "the Romeo and Juliet of Alabama." in...
South Carolina All-American Jadeveon Clowney has purchased a $5
million insurance policy to protect himself financially for the