"Not a major concern," said one executive. "He's proven his ability to get to the quarterback. He's maybe not as clean of a prospect as he was before the season, but I still think he's going to be a stud in the NFL."
"It would be a big concern if he didn't have consistent stretches of production during his career," said another executive. "He's been very productive in the previous two seasons. I'm not that worried about him."
Clowney has measured just two sacks this season after getting 13 last season. However, the Gamecocks still have plenty of season left considering a potential SEC Championship spot and a definite bowl game await.