No doubt it was a great hit. But here's a different perspective: Clowney is 6'6" and weighs 260. Vincent Smith is 5'6" and weighs 175-ish. How many 5'6" guys get up after that hit? Vincent Smith: toughest guy on the field.
"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."