Jadeveon Clowney tops annual non-traditional Heisman Watch

Tuesday August 27th, 2013
1:22 | College Football
The legend of Jadeveon Clowney

In other words, 2013 may feature the perfect confluence of circumstances and player to change the way we vote for the Heisman. Clowney will try to improve on a season in which he finished tied for second in the nation in tackles for loss even though every defense schemed away from him or used extra blockers in an attempt to slow him. If he's healthy all season, he should hit double-digit sacks easily. He should force several fumbles. He should produce highlights that rival the hit that launched a thousand OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHs on New Year's Day.

Jadeveon Clowney racked up 13 sacks and 23.5 tackles for loss in 2012.
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