Video: Texans pick up option on former Gamecock Clowney

Former Gamecock Clowney

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) -- The Houston Texans have picked up the fifth-year option on Jadeveon Clowney's rookie deal, which will extend him through the 2018 season with the Texans. The former Gamecock star is coming off a Pro Bowl year in which he started in 14 games while recording 55 tackles and six sacks. On Friday, ESPN Insider Field Yates told WACH FOX sportscaster Mike Uva that Clowney's fifth-year option should be north of 10 million dollars after making $690 this past season for a base salary.

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