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ESPN: Jadeveon Clowney eyes Heisman Trophy

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Already one of college football's biggest stars, South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney saw his fame skyrocket to near-mythical proportions in January.

The jaw-dropping, helmet-flying tackle he delivered on Michigan running back Vincent Smith in the Outback Bowl has come to be known simply as "The Hit."

Not that Clowney needed any validation as a great player, but it was one of those signature plays that announced once and for all that this guy was indeed on a different level, maybe even a different planet.

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