Caption: Nov 2, 2013; South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (7) tackles Mississippi State Bulldogs wide receiver De'Runnya Wilson (81) during the fourth quarter at Williams-Brice Stadium.
ESPN is ranking the Top 25 players in the SEC in 2013, and we will be featuring the Top 15 here starting with South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. The ranking is based solely on performance during the 2013 season, and is based on how players performed in key games and clutch situations. Here is what ESPN had to say about Clowney:
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Even though his numbers dipped this season, this next guy in our countdown was still one of the more dynamic defenders in the SEC.
2013 summary: Clowney led the Gamecocks with nine quarterback hurries and was second on the team with 11.5 tackles for loss, including three sacks. He was a first-team All-SEC selection by both the Associated Press and coaches.
No. 16: Odell Beckham Jr., WR, LSU, Jr.
No. 17: Kony Ealy, DE, Missouri, Jr.
No. 18: T.J. Yeldon, RB, Alabama, So.
No. 19: Jarvis Landry, WR, LSU, Jr.
No. 20: Cody Prewitt, S, Ole Miss, Jr.
No. 21: Nick Marshall, QB, Auburn, Jr.
No. 22: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, S, Alabama, Jr.
No. 23: Gabe Jackson, OG, Mississippi State, Sr.
No. 24: Kenny Ladler, S, Vanderbilt, Sr.
No. 25: E.J. Gaines, CB, Missouri, Jr.