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Jadeveon Clowney Says He Fell Asleep During Nick Saban's Recruiting Pitch

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Jadeveon Clowney is trying to make a name for himself with the Texans, but there's always time to talk a little college football.

As the nation's No. 1 recruit in 2010, Clowney had his share of visits from coaches all around the country. Although he ended up choosing South Carolina, Alabama's Nick Saban left an unflattering impression on the linebacker.

"I don't see no big deal like everybody else," Clowney told The State. "They'd say, 'He's the king of all of football.' The guy ain't nothing but 5'5. He's a short guy. Everybody's going crazy on Nick Saban."

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That wasn't all, the former Gamecock talked about Saban's recruiting pitch.

"He talked the whole time he was there," Clowney said. "I was dozing off. He can talk. A lot. He talked for a whole straight hour."

Clowney did mention that he would've committed to Alabama anyway if they had run his particular style of defense, 4-3, as opposed to the Tide's 3-4.