ESPN: Clemson's McDowell embraces his chance


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Pos: RB   Height: 5-10   Weight: 200   Hometown: Sumter, SC (Sumter HS)  
Years Played: 2009 - 2013

From Andrea Adelson of ESPN:

"When I first got here, everybody was like, 'Why do you want to come here? They have C.J. SpillerC.J. Spiller
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, they have Jamie HarperJamie Harper
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, they have Andre EllingtonAndre Ellington
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,'" McDowell said. "In my mind, I was like if you want to be the best you have to surround yourself with the best so that’s what I did. I got a chance to compete, and now I got a chance to be that top running back and carry on the legacy of being a 1,000-yard rusher."

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