South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, who has been accused by assorted college football pundits of holding himself out of games and generally taking it easy to avoid injury during his final season as an amateur, was ticketed on Saturday for driving 110 miles per hour in a 70 mile per hour zone, an activity that put his health, safety, and -- GASP! -- draft stock at considerable risk.
Troopers say Clowney was pulled over in a Chrysler 300 around 7:30 p.m. Saturday night on Interstate 77 near mile marker 39.
Officials say he was immediately ticketed. No word on what kind of fine was issued.
The Highway Patrol says no other citations were issued in the incident.
Clowney's reasons for driving 40 miles per hour over the speed limit remain unknown, but we can only guess that it signals his that he has no intention of playing in the Capital One Bowl, his complete disinterest in being a Gamecock, and his outright contempt for his coaches and teammates.
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