Originally Posted by mussop
Help me out here. The in season Spurrier stuff?
During the season, Clowney said he was injured and decided to sit out a game. Spurrier called him out... and Victor Hampton, iirc... and said he needed to step up. The question is whether that was just a motivational tactic or if Spurrier really felt like Clowney wasn't committed to playing football. That, along with Clowney coming into the season out of shape, is one of the main sources for why people started looking at his motivation and questioning his motor.