South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney Delivers the Hit of the Young Year
New Year's Day has a special place in the hearts of Americans. It's a day to relax and watch great and historic college football bowl games.
This year's Outback Bowl pitted Michigan against South Carolina. The Gamecocks built an early 21-10 lead, but the Wolverines rallied to take a 22-21 lead into the fourth quarter.
Facing a 4th and 3 with about 8:30 to go in the game, Brady Hoke rolled the dice and called a fake punt from his own 37. Michigan's Floyd Simmons was stopped awfully close to the first down marker. The nose of the ball was short of the chain post, yet the referee inexplicably gave Michigan a first down.
On the very next play, an angry Jadeveon Clowney took matters into his own hand and delivered the hit of the young year, and perhaps the 2012 season, on Michigan's Vincent Smith.
South Carolina scored with eleven seconds left to defeat Michigan 33-28.