The Jadeveon Clowney conundrum

Numbers say DE worth top pick, but questions linger about what can't be measured

Originally Published: March 6, 2014
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

Here is what we know about Jadeveon Clowney:

He stands 6-foot-5¼. At the NFL scouting combine, he weighed 266 pounds.

Clowney has an 83-inch arm span, and his hands measure 10 inches.

At the combine, he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.53 seconds, exceptional for a man his size. He benched 225 pounds 21 times, not great for a man of his size.

As a freshman defensive end at South Carolina in 2011, Clowney had 36 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and eight sacks in 13 games. ...

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