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“The Heisman Memorial Trophy annually recognizes the outstanding college football player whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity. Winners epitomize great ability combined with diligence, perseverance, and hard work.”
That is the mission statement of the Heisman Trust, word for word, from the Heisman webpage. Nowhere does it say “We will award the Heisman to the biggest, strongest, fastest, most athletic freak with a cool name.”
Why then is Jadaveon Clowney getting so much preseason Heisman hype?
I’m not going to sit here and tell you he isn’t one of the best defensives ends in the country, because he is. I’m not going to tell you that he isn’t among the best defensive payers in the country heading into the 2013, because he is. I am, however, going to tell you that there is nothing we’ve seen from Clowney outside of being big, strong and fast that tells me he should be considered a front-runner for an award that is supposed to be given to the best pla...
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The University of South Carolina and their star defensive end, Jadeveon Clowney, have come out with a strong denial of any wrongdoing on the part of their All-Everything player, amidst recent allegations that Clowney was improperly contacted by rapper-turned-agent Jay-Z. “I’ve got that Emmert control on the sanctions patrol, and folks who wanna make sure my eligibility close...
South Carolina Gamecocks star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is a special talent. He’s widely expected to be the first overall pick in next year’s draft and some suggest had he been eligible, he would have even been the first player taken off the board this past April. But some of the praise towards Clowney is really get out of hand now. Photo Credit: gamecocksonline.com...
We sit just a few short weeks away from the start of the 2013 college football season. This is the last year of the hated Bowl Championship Series as a new four-team playoff system will begin next season. By this time you might have already looked over your team’s schedule circled a game or two that you might be going to or already know who the Heisman hopefuls and National Championship...
South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is widely recognized as the top player in college football. He would have been the top pick in the NFL draft had he been eligible last year, and he’s the heavy favorite to go first overall next year. As much as people have praised Clowney’s ability, nobody took it [...]
Just how good is Jadeveon Clowney?
Most experts have already pegged the South Carolina defensive end at the consensus No. 1 pick in the 2014 NFL draft (in fact, most thought he would have gone first overall this year if he had been eligible), but one rival SEC coach aims his praise even higher.
Georgia head coach Mark Richt said Monday during a UGA Day fan event (via Macon.com) that...
Rex Ryan has a prediction: If the New York Jets can draft South Carolina star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, he won't be the coach.
Ryan, considered by many to be in a make-or-break season, delivered a gem when asked Saturday how much of his daily discussions with general manager John Idzik involve looking beyond this season.
''It's safe to say I won't be here...
Today is “UGA Day” in Gwinnett, Georgia, so naturally we had to get a nice quote from Bulldogs coach Mark Richt — he didn’t disappoint. Richt was waxing poetic about South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney — here’s what he had to say:
Mark Richt on Jadeveon Clowney: “I think he might be the very best player to exist today, at any level.”
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Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston discusses how it feels to be finally be cleared to play by the NCAA after a three-plus year ban for due to a steroid he says he was unknowingly given in high school. (The Athens Banner-Herald)
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Chip Towers praises Georgia head football coach Mark Richt...
The legend of South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney continues to grow.The junior-to-be is expected to be the top overall pick in next year's NFL draft and for good reason. Clowney boasts an exceptional blend of size, speed, and power that wreaks havoc on opposing offenses.One of the people who knows Clowney all too well is Georgia Bulldogs head coach Mark Richt...
Jadeveon Clooney? George Clowney? WTF? What is the internet doing? Who cares because this is hilarious!
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Georgia Bulldogs coach Mark Richt called South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney the best player in the world, at any level of the game of football.
Georgia head football coach Mark Richt has seen some pretty good football players in his day, so he should know something about talent.
Richt raised a few eyebrows during a UGA Day fan event when he was asked who would be harder to prepare for, Johnny Manziel, or Jadeveon Clowney?
Both are formidable, and difficult to prepare for, but Richt chose Manziel.
“I would think it would...