Clowney likeness tops in football video games

From Staff ReportsJune 12, 2013 

Defensive end Jadeveon Clowney


The digital representation of Jadeveon Clowney is the top rated player in college football with a perfect score of 99 out of 99, says EA Sports, the video game developer.

Rules prevent an active player's name from being used, so the game developers say the No. 7 defensive end for the South Carolina Gamecocks is the best player in football.

Of course, No. 7 is Clowney, a consensus All-American as a sophomore.

Fans can use the Gamecocks’ No. 7 to sack Georgia QB No. 11, Florida QB No. 6 or Alabama QB No. 10.

Clemson’s Sammy Watkins and Tajh Boyd also made EA Sports' top 15 players. Those two players are the Tigers’ No. 2 WR and No. 10 QB.

Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron (No. 10) and linebacker C.J. Mosley are tied for the second highest ranked players with a score of 97.

Other players with high scores in the game include Texas A&M quarterback No. 2 (Johnny Manziel) and left tackle No. 75 (Jake Matthews), Georgia quarterback No. 11 (Aaron Murray) and Oregon tailback No. 6 (De'Anthony Thomas).

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