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Old 12-17-2012, 04:18 PM   #21
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Clowney considered going to Clemson... What are you saying?
Clowney took his Clemson visit for ESPN TV hype. He was ours to lose from the beginning. He went to Bama visiting with Brandon Shell who chose us, too. Brandon had already committed to USC at that time.
I would like to see Nkemdiche and Clowney on the same team.
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Old 12-17-2012, 04:24 PM   #22
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Clowney considered going to Clemson... What are you saying?
There was never a Consideration by Clowney to go to Clemson. That was
only brought up AFTER he announced he was going to wait until Feb 14th
to announce and do so on ESPNs coverage of some HS event. ... He
ended up making in official about 4 days earlier than th 14th and said
it was all at the Request of ESPN to build up to that show they were doing
and his adding Clemson to the list of school he had previously listed was
just for show. He and his mom visited Clemson, and his mom came out and
said she was impressed with the school and the staff. THAT's When
Clemson fans went giddy thinking they were in the running now. They
were never in the running. To this day when they talk about Clowney
they still bring up the fact that they were close to signing him, because
they got mom in their corner and that's what Made Clowney put them
second on their list.....If they look at FACTS, even though Clowney's
mom said she was impressed with the campus and the coaches, she never
made the statement that she wanted her son to go there, nor did she
indicate at any time she would like to see Jadeveon Play at Clemson.
AND... there was never a statement by JD himself in support of what
his mom said. He was a Gamecock since his freshman year in HS.
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Old 12-17-2012, 05:29 PM   #23
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Without hating on him, Nkemdiche is your normal #1 player. An argument can be made that others in this class deserve #1. But he's a stud, and deserves it.

With Clowney, there was no argument. Many experts said he was the best player in 20 years. A few said he was the best football player they had ever seen. Period.

There's no comparing these two football players.

Spot on, Legalman. Like you, I won't demean Clowney's demonstrated results at the highest level of college football by comparing him to the hype and hope surrounding a good-but unproven-high school recruit.

In my book, it wouldn't be much different than comparing Price or Roth to a Little League pitcher. What's the point? Why waste my time? LOL.
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Old 12-17-2012, 07:21 PM   #24
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One has already proved himself and one is still dreaming about what it will be like to play in college. It's an insult to Clowney to compare anyone in this class to him.
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"when I grow up I want to be as good a J. Clowney" - Kim



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Old 12-17-2012, 07:58 PM   #26
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I watched Jr and senior highlights of both players. Nkemdiche's highlights look really good. Clowney's are "shake your head" unbelievable. Watching both, I believe 3/4ths of Nkemdiche's wouldn't have made Clowney's tape. They are certainly different style players. The high school recruiting services rated Clowney higher than any player in a ten-year span, and I think they were correct. Nkemdiche will probably start as a freshman, but if he gets Heisman votes his second year, I will be surprised.
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Old 12-17-2012, 08:40 PM   #27
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what this ever a question? lol
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Old 12-17-2012, 09:13 PM   #28
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Clowney could play almost any position on the field and be productive, you can't say the same about Nkemdiche.
Very good point.
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Old 12-17-2012, 09:33 PM   #29
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Lets see what Nkemdiche does against SEC level talent before we make any comparisons to Clowney. When he leads the nation in sacks, in the best league in the nation, then we can talk. If he does go to Clem that will never be an argument with any validity.
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Old 12-17-2012, 10:50 PM   #30
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There was never a Consideration by Clowney to go to Clemson. That was
only brought up AFTER he announced he was going to wait until Feb 14th
to announce and do so on ESPNs coverage of some HS event. ... He
ended up making in official about 4 days earlier than th 14th and said
it was all at the Request of ESPN to build up to that show they were doing
and his adding Clemson to the list of school he had previously listed was
just for show. He and his mom visited Clemson, and his mom came out and
said she was impressed with the school and the staff. THAT's When
Clemson fans went giddy thinking they were in the running now. They
were never in the running. To this day when they talk about Clowney
they still bring up the fact that they were close to signing him, because
they got mom in their corner and that's what Made Clowney put them
second on their list.....If they look at FACTS, even though Clowney's
mom said she was impressed with the campus and the coaches, she never
made the statement that she wanted her son to go there, nor did she
indicate at any time she would like to see Jadeveon Play at Clemson.
AND... there was never a statement by JD himself in support of what
his mom said. He was a Gamecock since his freshman year in HS.
I hate to disagree with you, Spurticus, but clemtech fans will tell you that the only reason that Clowney didn't go to clemtech is because he couldn't meet their high academic standards. It's not true, but that's what they believe.
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:44 PM   #31
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Clowney took his Clemson visit for ESPN TV hype. He was ours to lose from the beginning. He went to Bama visiting with Brandon Shell who chose us, too. Brandon had already committed to USC at that time.
I would like to see Nkemdiche and Clowney on the same team.
Clemson fans would lose their minds if he somehow ended up at Carolina. It would be hilarious if it happened.
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If that somehow happened....I would laugh so hard I'd probably do serious damage to my vital organs.
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