Texans DL Jadeveon Clowney came into the 2014 NFL Draft out of South Carolina touted as a sure fire guaranteed superstar. But after injury-riddled 2014 and 2015 seasons, people were quick to label him a bust. Well, Clowney may not be out of the woods yet, but he has quieted his critics in 2016, as he having a stellar season and, according to Pro Football Talk, is “emerging as one of the best defensive players in the league.” Here’s an interception by Clowney in the 1st quarter of today’s wild card playoff game against the Raiders…
.@clownejd is a monster. #ClowneyComin https://t.co/vpmq4mFWNi
— Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) January 7, 2017
Let’s look back a few of those “Clowney is a bust” tweets…
Clowney is surpassing Vernon Gholston bust status.#jets #texans https://t.co/K7qBS5tqGA
— jamie stuart (@N12jamiestuart) January 9, 2016
Clowney reportedly storms out of #Texans locker room and leaves stadium after being ruled inactive proving once again that he is a BUST!
— JT The Brick (@JTTheBrick) January 9, 2016
Even JaMarcus Russell thinks that Jadeveon Clowney is a bust for the Texans. At least he's keeping doctors busy.
— Ben Maller (@benmaller) December 4, 2014
Jadeveon Clowney may be the biggest Bust in the @nfl #Bust ###Done
— David Boreanaz (@David_Boreanaz) December 4, 2014
Can we say BUST “@McClain_on_NFL: Clowney isn't the same player he was before knee surgery. Doesn't have explosiveness or quickness.”
— djriddler (@djriddler) November 24, 2014