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SEC Predictions- Week One (Thursday Games)

Texas A&M at South Carolina 6 PM, SEC Network Line: Gamecocks by 10.5 South Carolina not only will learn about life after Jadeveon Clowney, but more importantly they must replace Connor Shaw. Dylan Thompson has seen action over the last two years but now it’s time for him to take center stage. The Gamecocks have a good set of weapons to help out Thompson including Mike Davis...
Via College Football Zealots
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: Countdown to kickoff – 3

The 2014 college football season kicks off in 178 hours and counting. For South Carolina, preparation for Texas A&M began on Monday, meaning the coaches have a good idea of how the depth chart will look and what to expect from their respective units on August 28th. Since practices have been closed for the last two weeks however, those of us in the general public and the media...
Via isportsweb.com
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: What Steve Spurrier has brought to USC

South Carolina Football has turned into one of the most successful programs in the nation in the last four years, and it all started with one person.  Steve Spurrier was introduced as South Carolina’s head coach on November 23rd, 2004 and began to steer the program in the right direction. The journey to becoming an elite team was not easy for Spurrier and his Gamecocks.  Many...
Via isportsweb.com
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson’s Vic Beasley Trolls South Carolina’s Defense: “Clowney Didn’t Have The Supporting Cast I Have”

The Clemson-South Carolina rivalry is an especially fun one to watch as an objective observer. There are better on-field college football rivalries… actually, this one probably isn’t even in contention at the moment considering the Gamecocks’ recent domination. Off the field, however? Few fanbases, coaches, and players send barbs at each other like those at Clemson and USC...
Via College Spun
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier: A Lot Of People Advised South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney To Sit Out 2013 Season

Few future No. 1 NFL Draft picks received more criticism than Jadeveon Clowney did during his final college football season. The South Carolina defensive end had a modest junior campaign–three sacks and 11.5 tackles for loss–but he played in only 11 of the Gamecock’s 13 games, causing some to believe he was playing it safe with the NFL in mind.  Clowney has said that wasn’t...
Via College Spun
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Five storylines to ponder for Day 2 of SEC Media Days

HOOVER, Ala. -- A year ago, it's a lineup that provided two of the conference's biggest star power, with Johnny Manziel and Jadeveon Clowney. They're not, as Rick Pitino once told us "walking through that door." Still, Day 2 of the SEC Media Days has a serious draw, thanks in no small part, in the form of coach who is a guaranteed sound bite. Here are five storylines...
Via Fox Sports South
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Clowney says he played through sports hernia injury at South Carolina

Earlier this month, No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney underwent sports hernia surgery after struggling with an ongoing groin issue during Houston Texans OTAs. At first, the origin of the injury was said to occur during Clowney's pro day prior to the draft, but now it has been revealed by NFL.com's Gil Brandt the new Texans defense star he played his entire final season...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans sign No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney

The Houston Texans have locked up their No. 1 overall draft pick. Jadeveon Clowney has agree to a four-year, $22.27 million contract with the team, according to the Houston Chronicle. The deal also reportedly includes a fifth-year option and $14.52 million signing bonus. South Carolina's former star defensive end will transition to outside linebacker under new Texans defensive...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina linebacker Kaiwan Lewis ready to step up

The South Carolina Gamecocks are losing their best known defensive playmaker Jadeveon Clowney to the Houston Texas in the NFL, but there are plenty more players that are ready to step up and fill the void that he will leave. One of those players is junior linebacker Kaiwan Lewis. Lewis made 10 starts in the 2013 season, recording 54 tackles, four tackles for a loss, a sack, two interceptions...
Via Sports-Glory
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans introduce No. 1 pick Clowney in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Anyone who's seen Jadeveon Clowney's monster tackle against Michigan in the Outback Bowl in 2013 won't be surprised to learn what the No. 1 overall pick likes best about football. He says: "Big hits. I'm all about hitting. I don't care who it is. I just like to make hits." That's what the Houston Texans are counting on after passing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Reporter gets Jadeveon Clowney's school wrong

Thursday night, the Houston Texans made Jadeveon Clowney the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Following the selection, the former South Carolina defensive end answered questions from the media at a press conference. One reporter made the ill-fated mistake of thinking the All-American pass rusher attended Clemson, which, of course, is South Carolina’s hated rival.  Reporter here...
Via College Spun
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Fullback’s Mom Still Teases Him About Jadeveon Clowney Hit

It’s bad enough that the play has probably become the most shown highlight in the history of college football. But when your own mother teases you about it? That’s rock bottom.  Even my mom doubts me about @clownejd sack… Thanks mom @nfl pic.twitter.com/Wj4FGRlIjD — Joe Kerridge (@JKerridge36) May 9, 2014 The play being discussed is, of course, former South Carolina defensive...
Via College Spun
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: South Carolina Congratulates Jadeveon Clowney On Being Selected No. 1

South Carolina is certainly proud of new first overall pick Jadeveon Clowney, and the Gamecocks have now produced a quick Youtube spot congratulating the star defensive end on becoming a Houston Texan.  The video also definitely serves a recruiting purpose, with the slogan “HERE Dreams become reality” in the final frame. Clowney becomes the first Gamecock to go first overall...
Via College Spun
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Results: Clowney, Bortles, Watkins Highlight Top 10 Picks

NEW YORK — For nearly three years, Jadeveon Clowney couldn’t wait to get to the NFL, and the league was just as eager to add the player some called the best defensive prospect in a decade. No surprise: Clowney is the Texans’ man. But Thursday’s first pick of the NFL draft didn’t come without some intrigue about how it would all turn out. There had been criticism of Clowney’s...
Via NESN.com
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Clowney, Watt ready to team up on Texans' defense

Quarterbacks beware. Jadeveon Clowney is coming to Houston and is expected to line up opposite of Pro-Bowl defensive end J.J. Watt, instantly making the Texans' defensive front one of the most feared in the NFL. Opting to take the best overall player in the draft over a much-needed quarterback, the Texans made Clowney the third first-overall pick in team history on Thursday night...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Clowney, Watt ready to team up on Texans' defensive front

Quarterbacks beware. Jadeveon Clowney is coming to Houston and is expected to line up opposite of Pro-Bowl defensive end J.J. Watt, instantly making the Texans' defensive front one of the most feared in the NFL. Opting to take the best overall player in the draft over a much-needed quarterback, the Texans made Clowney the third first-overall pick in team history on Thursday night...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Winners and losers of the first round of the NFL Draft

1. Houston Texans – Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina. – Winners! Houston paired the best pass rusher in the draft with JJ Watt. Clowney was the consensus #1 overall, and with a team unsure on offense, they strengthened their defense in the best possible way. 2. St. Louis Rams – Greg Robinson, OL, Auburn – Winners! Offensive line is always a safe pick. Robinson is a great...
Via Down and Distance
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney: Hopefully I’ll Be Hall Of Famer For Texans One Day

NEW YORK — No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney has high hopes for his NFL career. An hour after the Houston Texans made Clowney the top overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft, Clowney met with reporters on Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall. “Hopefully I’ll be a Hall of Famer one day,” Clowney said in an otherwise humble meeting with reporters. He said he was still surprised...
Via NESN.com
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney’s big day: #1 pick and signs with Puma

To the surprise of no one, a teary eyed Jadeveon Clowney was selected first in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans. Ever since his first college game in 2011 against East Carolina (where he recorded seven tackles) and his first SEC game against Georgia (where he had two sacks), Clowney was destined to be a top pick in the draft. Clowney dazzled scouts and the media to the point...
Via Bloguin Best
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jadeveon Clowney’s High School Erupts When He’s Drafted No. 1

Earlier tonight, former South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney was taken No. 1 overall in this year’s NFL Draft by the Houston Texans. It would appear that folks back in his home town, justifiably, are very proud of their former high school star. Check out the below video, shot by WCNC-TV’s Kevin Ridley, of fans gathering at his high school, South Pointe High in Rock Hill...
Via College Spun
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans take Clowney with No. 1 pick in draft

NEW YORK (AP) - No surprise: Clowney is the Texans' man. After two extra weeks of intrigue, Houston opened the NFL draft Thursday night by taking South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. Rarely does a team not reveal the top overall choice until it is announced, and there was wide speculation the Texans had soured on Clowney, whose work ethic has been questioned. Obviously...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney cries upon being made first overall pick

Jadeveon Clowney probably had a strong idea that he was going to be the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft, but that still didn’t keep him from breaking down emotionally over the surreal moment. Upon being announced as the first overall pick, Clowney began to cry. The former South Carolina defensive end will […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Houston Texans Select Jadeveon Clowney No. 1 Overall

In what cannot be considered too much of a surprise, the Houston Texans have selected former South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney with the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft.  Clowney, who is considered a generational talent on the defensive side of the ball, will now team up with former NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt to form one of the most dynamic duos...
Via Sportsnaut
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney Taken No. 1 Overall In NFL Draft

After all of the hype about Johnny Manziel and Khalil Mack, the NFL Draft kicked off just the way everyone originally thought it would – with South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney being drafted No. 1 overall by the Houston Texans. Clowney will line up opposite J.J. Watt to form one of the most intimidating defensive lines in the NFL. JJ Watt + Clowney. This is really...
Via College Spun
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans select Jadeveon Clowney with No. 1 overall pick

With the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft the Houston Texans selected Defensive End Jadeveon Clowney out of South Carolina. The move hardly was a surprise as Clowney had become the consensus No. 1 pick following his massive hit in the Outback Bowl game against Michigan more than a season ago. Clowney was the 2012 SEC Defensive Player of the Year. Clowney is a two-time...
Via Tireball.com
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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