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Video: Gamecocks' Clowney tells officer he is late

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Video: Gamecocks' Clowney tells officer he is late

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South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney warms up before the start of an NCAA college football game against Florida Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/ Richard Shiro)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Video from a traffic stop shows South Carolina star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney telling an officer he had just three minutes to make it to the stadium when he was stopped for doing almost 30 mph over the speed limit.

The dash camera video was released Friday by Columbia police, a day after Clowney was stopped on Interstate 26 about 6 miles from Williams-Brice Stadium. The Gamecocks were gathering there to travel to Florida for the Capital One Bowl against Wisconsin on Jan. 1.

The officer tells Clowney he was clocked doing 84 mph in a 55 mph zone. Clowney tells him he was trying to get to the stadium before the team left.

At the end of the video, Clowney switches places and lets a passenger drive.

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