RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 29 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Rated the No. 21 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 22 player in Virginia in SuperPrep’s preseason issue … Ranked as the No. 26 cornerback in the country and the No. 14 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 62 cornerback in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 68 safety in the country, the No. 145 player in his region and the No. 34 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on April 21, 2012 … A second-team Group AAA all-state selection by Virginia Preps … A first-team All-Eastern Region selection at defensive back … The Southeastern District Defensive Player of the Year both his junior and senior seasons … A first-team All-Tidewater selection by The Virginian Pilot as a senior after picking off four passes, returning three of them for touhdowns … A two-time All-Tidewater first-team selection … A first-team all-district defensive back and second-team running back … First-team All-757 … Had 57 tackles as a senior … Returned six punt returns for 188 yards and a touchdown his senior year … Recorded 58 tackles and recovered five fumbles as a junior … Rushed for 788 yards and six touchdowns as a running back his junior season … Recruited by Bryan Stinespring.

PERSONAL: Born 4/19/95 in Philadelphia, PA … Son of Charles, Sr., and Lashonda Clark … Has an older brother and two younger sisters … Contemplated majors are human nutrition, food and exercise or human development.

WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “I just thought it was a good family place. I thought they had a family atmosphere there. I’ve been going to camps up there since I was in the ninth grade, and I had built relationships with the coaches. I just thought it was the place for me.”

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