Jadeveon Clowney Is Best Option for Houston Texans’ No. 1 Pick in 2014 NFL Draft

February 26, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is among the most exciting, polarizing defensive prospects in recent NFL draft history. Despite his status as a wild card who could either be a major hit or a big bust, the Houston Texans have no better option than Clowney with the No. 1 pick in 2014.
If it were a different team atop the order, perhaps it would be a different story. The Texans have the foundation in place, the proper new head coach in Bill O'Brien and a perfect mentor for Clowney in J.J. Watt to justify selecting the 6'5.25", 266-pound freak of an athlete.
Clowney most recently dazzled at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, with a 4.53-second 40-yard dash as his most notable number. The 21-year-old drew the ire of some when he opted not to participate in several other drills, though.
Whether it was a genuine concern over his apparent hip flexor injury or not is unclear, but ESPN's Todd McShay (subscription required) put it best in providing his t...

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