ORLANDO, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) — He’s ready for the biggest stage.
South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney says he will enter the NFL draft.
Likely the top overall talent in the draft class, Clowney finished his college career Wednesday in the Gamecocks’ 34-24 victory over Wisconsin in the Capital One Bowl.
“Before we even put the pads on, I thought we’ve only got 60 minutes and it’s over with,” he said. “I’m going to be sad about it. … I’m excited to move forward with my life, though.”
The junior had five tackle against the Badgers.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- NCAA Hits Rutgers With 2-Year Probation For Football Infractions
- UConn’s Auriemma Offers To Forego Pay In Education Budget Battle
- Keidel: Will Falcons Or Lions Stay Undefeated?
- Schmeelk: 5 Takeaways From Knicks News Conference
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)