Skip to comments.Video: What May Be The Nastiest, Helmet-Popping, Game-Changing Tackle Ever (And Justice was served)
Posted on 01/02/2013 2:11:02 PM PST by bestintxas
South Carolinas Jadeveon Clowney nasty hit against Michigan in the Outback Bowl.
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Anyone who has ever watched SEC football knows that Spurrier encourages brutal hits on opposing teams. Football is a rough game.. but how many times has SC (and Florida before them) eeked out a game after an opposing team QB, RB, or WR gets injured?
Not nearly as many times and Saban's Steroid Boys have...
That said, having watched the video, Clowney clearly had his head up.
Name a Bama player on steroids.
Take off the Crimson Colored glasses and you could see for yourself.
Just as I thought.
I have seen that video probably ten times... each time, I laugh harder. You know, I watch football now and when I hear a “Key and Peele” sounding football name.. I howl. Jadeveon Clowney is absolutely perfect sounding! Hugs, Mom
The mark wasnt at the stick.
It wasn’t a first down if it wasn’t “at the stick”
Been all over the web and the only consensus is that 1st down is if the nose of the ball is past the last link of the chain, not at the sticks.
The last link of the chain is the stick. Doesn’t matter though your team lost
Nay nay my friend, on both points.
First, the Gamecocks scored on a bomb the VERY NEXT PLAY, so the hit absolutely changed the game around.
Second, Clowney’s head was UP, he saw what he hit, and he immediately had the presence of mind to see the ball pop out and where it was, and he picked it up in a split second. NONE of that would be possible if the head had been down, and the helmet used as the weapon, which is what the penalty in the NFL is about.
Not saying a ref might not have called it, but the no call was the proper call on the hit.
U of M fan here too and I couldn't believe that call either........
As for the tackle, just wow!
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