Video: Notre Dame SID Takes Shot At Jadeveon Clowney, Tweets Video Of Troy Niklas Flipping Sled By Himself
By now, you’ve probably seen the video that has gone viral from South Carolina’s first fall practice — Jadeveon Clowney and teammate Gerald Dixon combine to flip over a blocking sled. You can see the video that fans are going crazy about here.
But a lot of fans aren’t so impressed — it has been pointed out over and over again on Twitter that this happens in practices quite frequently:
But the fans that really weren’t impressed? The Notre Dame faithful. In fact, Notre Dame sports information director Michael Bertsch decided to tweet a video at the Associated Press that showed a Notre Dame tight end accomplishing the feat twice — by himself.
The video is actually from last fall. Troy Niklas, the 6-foot-7, 270-pound tight end pretty much just tosses the blocking sled over — it didn’t stand a chance. It should be pointed out that Niklas is one of the strongest players on the Notre Dame team, and goes by the nickname “Hercules.”
(Fast forward to 1:53.)
Bertsch has a point — maybe fans are giving Clowney a bit too much attention. Or maybe, people should start paying a bit more attention to Troy Niklas.