(Eds: With AP Photos.) By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer Perhaps no quarterback understands the challenge of facing South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney better than Tennessee's Justin Worley.
Worley and Clowney both grew up in Rock Hill, S.C., though they went to different high schools. That allowed Worley to watch Clowney mature into one of the nation's most feared pass rushers. Worley remembers Clowney as an elementary school running back who was taller and faster than all his peers.
''I played against him in middle school, and it was the same thing,'' Worley said. ''He played defensive end and running back and ran all over the place. ... The rest is history now. He's a great, great, great player.''
Worley will spend Saturday afternoon trying to make sure he doesn't get a face-to-face reunion with Clowney in Tennessee's backfield.
Clowney clinched South Carolina's 38-35 victory over Tennessee last year by sacking Tyler Bray and forcing a fumble with the Vols driving ...