Jadeveon Davarus Clowney is an American football defensive end who is a free agent. He graduated from South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina and played college football at South Carolina. A unanimous College All-American as a sophomore in 2012, Clowney set South Carolina school records in quarterback sacks and tackles for a loss per season while also earning Defensive Player of the Year honors in the Southeastern Conference. Clowney was drafted first overall by the Houston Texans in the 2014 NFL Draft. He played for them for five seasons, making three Pro Bowls before being traded to the Seahawks prior to the 2019 season.
|Date of birth:||February 14, 1993|
|Place of birth:||Rock Hill, South Carolina|
|High school:||South Pointe, (Rock Hill, South Carolina)|
|NFL Draft:||2014 / Round: 1/ Pick: 1|
|Twitter:||Jadeveon Clowney's Twitter profile|
About Jadeveon Clowney
Defensive end who was selected first overall in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans. He had a standout career at the University of South Carolina where he was a two-time All-American and the 2012 SEC Defensive Player of the Year.
While playing High School Football for South Pointe, he anchored the defense for a team that went 15-0, which ultimately won the South Carolina AAAA Division II.
He won the 2013 ESPY award for Best Play for the amazing tackle and forced fumble he had against Michigan's Vincent Smith in the Outback Bowl.
His mother mainly raised him, as his father spent 11 years in prison after he was convicted of robbery.
Steve Spurrier was his head coach at South Carolina.
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