The New York Jets have signed WR David Clowney off of the Green Bay Packers practice squad. The announcement was made by Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Clowney (6'0", 188) was selected by the Green Bay Packers out of Virginia Tech in the fifth round (157th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. He was waived by Green Bay on Sept. 1, then signed to the Packers' practice squad on Sept. 4.
The Delray Beach, Fla., native, who was born on New York's Long Island, finished his four-year career at Virginia Tech with 93 receptions for 1,373 yards and six touchdowns and five kickoff returns for 119 yards. He was the Hokies' leading receiver in 2005 and 2006 with 34 receptions each year.