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South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney avoids the spotlight, focuses on the game

Originally Published: August 7, 2013
By Ryan McGee | ESPN The Magazine

JADEVEON CLOWNEY IS hiding out. Though a week earlier he'd gone on a rare cross-country media blitz, in demand from Birmingham to Los Angeles, the nation's best college football player is now in full retreat -- back in his off-campus apartment with the shades drawn.

His two phones buzz nonstop. One caller is a buddy from back home in Rock Hill, S.C., checking in. Another is someone from the South Carolina football office, asking if Clowney would mind fitting in one ...

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