Gamecocks DE Clowney out for 1st quarter
South Carolina freshman defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has been
medically cleared to play against No. 18 Clemson, although he’ll
miss the opening quarter for violating team rules.
Athletic spokesman Steve Fink said Saturday that the 6-foot-6,
254-pound Clowney was cleared by team doctors to play after he
suffered a mild concussion in last week’s 41-20 victory over the
Citadel. Clowney did not practice much this week for the
The reason Clowney was disciplined was not announced. Clowney is
second on the Gamecocks with five sacks.