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Jadeveon Clowney
Jadeveon Clowney
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Jadeveon Clowney

LB

Date of birth
Feb 14, 1993
College
South Carolina
Height
6-5
Weight
266 Lbs

Bio

Jadeveon Clowney is a defensive end and linebacker for the Houston Texans. He played college football at the University of South Carolina and was drafted in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

EARLY YEARS

Clowney was born on February 14, 1993 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. As a senior at South Pointe High School, Clowney registered 162 tackles, 29.5 sacks, 11 forced fumbles, and six fumble recoveries. He had five defensive TDs on the season. For his efforts, he was named South Carolina’s 2010 Mr. Football.

According to Rivals.com, Clowney was regarded as the best overall prospect in the nation.

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA 

As a true freshman, Clowney became the first defensive end to start opening day since 2007. In his first season, Clowney had 36 tackles and eight sacks. He added 12 tackles for loss and five forced fumbles.

As a sophomore, Clowney became a presence on the defensive line, totaling 54 tackles and was second in the NCAA with 24 tackles for loss. He was second in the SEC and third in the nation with 13 sacks. Clowney became known mostly for his hit against Michigan running back Vincent Smith that forced a fumble in the Outback Bowl. He won the Ted Hendricks Award and was a consensus All-American as well.

As a junior, Clowney dealt with several injuries that forced him to miss time. He registered 40 tackles, but only gathered 3 sacks and 11.5 tackles for loss.

HOUSTON TEXANS

Clowney was drafted with the first pick in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Texans. 

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-28-2014 @ Jacksonville Jaguars Jacksonville Jaguars 23-17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Baltimore Ravens Baltimore Ravens 25-13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Indianapolis Colts Indianapolis Colts 17-10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Jacksonville Jaguars Jacksonville Jaguars 13-27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-30-2014 @ Tennessee Titans Tennessee Titans 45-21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

News

Jadeveon Clowney: Undergoes Microfracture Surgery

by Football News

Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney is expected to be sidelined for at least nine months after undergoing microfracture surgery on his knee Monday, according to ESPN... Read more