Jadeveon Clowney takes out $5 million insurance policy through the NCAA

Jadeveon Clowney has insured his massive 6'5" frame. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Jadeveon Clowney has insured his massive 6’5″ frame. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

There’s been tons of talk lately about how Jadeveon Clowney should sit out the 2013 college football season in order to avoid injury and be selected No. 1-overall in the 2014 NFL Draft.

That talk, simply put, is crazy. The fact that there is always potential to suffer an injury is not crazy, however, and Clowney recognizes that with his latest action. The 6’6″, 270-pound superstar took out a $5 million insurance policy on Thursday.

South Carolina’s star defensive end, and Heisman hopeful, has taken out the maximum allowable insurance policy the NCAA currently allows.

Hopefully with this latest news that he has insured his very valuable body, the media and blogosphere can drop the “sitting-out” nonsense.

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