South Carolina

Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Jadeveon Clowney

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
South CarolinaCOMMITTED (02/14/2011)Offered11/05/2010Ellis Johnson
AlabamaNoneOffered01/14/2011
AuburnNoneOfferedNoneTrooper Taylor
ClemsonNoneOffered01/28/2010Jeff Scott
Florida St.NoneOfferedNoneGreg Hudson
GeorgiaNoneOfferedNone
LSUNoneOfferedNoneRon Cooper
Miami (FL)NoneOfferedNone
N. CarolinaNoneOfferedNone
Ohio St.NoneOfferedNone
TennesseeNoneOfferedNone
Texas TechNoneOfferedNoneRobert Prunty
USCNoneOfferedNoneWillie Mack Garza

Scouting Report on Jadeveon Clowney

by Barry Every - 09/08/2010
  • SpeedBlue Chip
  • SizeBlue Chip
  • StrengthBlue Chip
  • AgilityBlue Chip
  • Lateral PursuitBlue Chip
On the Hoof: His body is very long and lean, yet muscular, giving him the look of a power forward in basketball. Clowney's arms are so long that he can reach out and surprise ballcarriers. His build is similar to Florida freshman Ronald Powell.
Needs Improvement: Has a tendency to play high and leave himself exposed to offensive linemen. This also leads to him tackling ballcarriers high at times. He is able to get away with this in high school, but that might not be the case at the next level.
Most Impressive: Clowney is explosive off the ball, many times getting by offensive linemen before they can get out of their stance. He has a quick counter-step move if they overset while pass protecting. He has the speed to catch plays from behind and the lateral quickness to move sideline to sideline, devouring ballcarriers. His size and speed combination is just too much for most high school offensive linemen to combat.
Conclusion: Could have an impact early in his career as a pass-rushing specialist while he works his way into the starting lineup full time. Don't be surprised if he ends up being all-conference multiple times.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

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Stats

Defense
Year TckTFLSck
2009 (Jr.)1442223

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