Jadeveon Clowney, the defensive end who the Houston Texans picked No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft, has always been a phenom.
He was the highest-ranked player in his high school class, and the most dominant player in the nation as a sophomore.
In the final game of that sophomore year, South Carolina played Michigan in the 2013 Outback Bowl. In the fourth quarter, Clowney delivered a hit that put him on the map of the mainstream sports world.
He burst through the line, knocked a running back’s helmet off, dislodged the ball, and picked up the fumble.
The reason for the hype:
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