A once-in-a-lifetime prospect? Scouts break down Jadeveon Clowney

Wednesday February 5th, 2014
Jadeveon Clowney (left) saw his stats plummet in 2013, but scouts aren't concerned about the decline.
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"The interesting aspect of Clowney is the dynamic change from 2012 to '13," explained former Tampa Bay Buccaneers team operations coordinator Joe Bussell. "When watching Clowney on film last season, teams weren't prepared for the raw brutality that he brought to the game. He destroyed left tackles and left guards when matched up one-on-one. He couldn't be blocked in the run game or the pass game."

Clowney possesses the type of talent to make any team who passes on him look inept. Just ask Vincent Smith what happens when you underestimate the impact Clowney can have on a game.

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