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Jadeveon Clowney

Linebacker (LB) #24 Baltimore Ravens
Birthday February 14, 1993
Age 31 years
Height 6' 5''
Weight 266 lbs
College South Carolina
Draft Year 2014
Draft Info 2014: Rd 1, Pk 1 (HOU)

Jadeveon Clowney is a linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens. The Houston Texans selected Clowney in the NFL Draft of 2014. He played for the Stallions high school football team and played college football at the University of South Carolina.

He was born to Josenna Clowney and David Morgan in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Clowney’s mother, Josenna works as a processing technician at the Frito-Lay plant in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Meanwhile, his father is a convicted criminal. Morgan served nearly 12 years in prison for robbing a Rock Hill check-cashing business. Clowney’s father came out of jail in 2006.

Clowney’s father was absent from his childhood after his imprisonment, so he was mainly raised by his mother and his maternal grandparents, John and Josephine Clowney. Besides, his mother’s boyfriend, Christopher Jones also helped her raise Jadeveon.

Jadeveon is in a relationship with Najah Re. The lovebirds started dating back in 2014. Clowney has three children with his longtime girlfriend. They gave birth to their first child, son Jahlil Clowney in 2015. Their second child, daughter Jerzie Ane was born in February 2020. Likewise, they welcomed their third child, Jewel Blaise Clowney in October 2021.

Career Highlights

  • The Houston Texans selected him as the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.
  • He signed a four-year $22.272 million deal with the Texans on June 6, 2014. His contract featured a $14.518 million signing bonus.
  • Clowney made his NFL debut against the Washington Commanders (then Redskins) on September 7, 2014.
  • He suffered from a meniscus injury and was sidelined for six weeks. He ended the season with seven tackles in four games.
  • Clowney played in 13 games in the 2015 season, starting in nine games. He finished the season with a combined 40 tackles.
  • He was named to his first Pro Bowl in the 2016 season.
  • The Texans picked up the fifth-year option on Clowney’s contract on April 14, 2017.
  • The Texans traded Clowney to the Seattle Seahawks on August 31, 2019, in exchange for Barkevious Mingo, Jacob Martin, and a third-round pick in the 2020 Draft.
  • He played with the Seahawks for a season, making an appearance in 13 games.
  • Jadeveon signed a one-year, $12 million contract with the Tennessee Titans on September 8, 2020. He only played eight games with the Titans.
  • He signed a one-year contract with the Cleveland Browns on April 14, 2021.
  • Clowney extended his stay in Cleveland by signing a one-year extension contract worth $11 million.
  • He signed a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens on August 18, 2023.

Career Stats

SEASON TEAM GP GS TKL AST COMBINED SOLO SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2014 Houston Texans 4 2 5 2 7 4 0 0 0 0
2015 Houston Texans 13 9 27 13 40 25 4.5 0 6 1
2016 Houston Texans 14 14 40 12 52 40 6 0 2 1
2017 Houston Texans 16 16 41 18 59 34 9.5 0 2 2 2
2018 Houston Texans 15 14 38 9 47 35 9 0 1 1 3
2019 Seattle Seahawks 13 11 21 10 31 17 3 0 3 1 27 27 27 1 4 2
2020 Tennessee Titans 8 8 14 5 19 12 0 0 4 1
2021 Cleveland Browns 14 14 24 13 37 20 9 0 2 2
2022 Cleveland Browns 12 10 14 14 28 11 2 0 3 1 1
2023 Baltimore Ravens 13 11 19 14 33 17 7.5 0 3 1 1
TOTAL 122 109 243 110 353 215 50.5 0 26 1 27 27 27 1 14 9

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