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Countdown to Kickoff: #58 J.J. Howard

J.J. Howard continues our countdown to kickoff series by taking a look at defensive end J.J. Howard. The Hanahan native is listed as the starting right end headed into fall practice, but can one of the most athletic players on the team hold off Mo Fountain and Gaines Adams for playing time in 2003?

DE J.J. Howard 6-3, 236, 4.48 Hanahan High School Hanahan, SC Quick Bio Howard saw action at linebacker and at tight end during his freshman year at Clemson, but he's settled in on the defensive line for the Tigers entering his senior year. Howard registered 34 tackles and two sacks last season in 13 games. J.J. played in the South Carolina North/South All-Star game during his senior... Recommended Stories