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South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney holds up a jersey for the Houston Texans after being chosen as the first pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Thursday, May 8, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Jadeveon Clowney became the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft when the Houstan Texans selected him Thursday night, and it won't be long before he pays a trip to the Valley.

In fact, his first professional game will take place at University of Phoenix Stadium, when the Arizona Cardinals host the Texans in their preseason opener Aug. 9 at 5:30 p.m.

At South Carolina, Clowney recorded 130 total tackles, 47 tackles for a loss, 24 sacks and nine fumbles forced.

He was the SEC Player of the Year in 2012 and a first-team All-American in 2013.

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