- Defensive Back
- 6' 0
- 205 lbs.
- High School/Other
- King's Fork
- Suffolk, Va.
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Updated: May 23, 2016
2015-16: Started all 13 games … Logged 880 plays, including 789 as cornerback and 91 on special teams during the regular season … Had one interception and made 107 tackles, including 3.0 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack … Caught one interception and recovered one fumble … Had nine tackles against No. 1 Ohio State with a half tackle for loss … Registered a career-high of 13 tackles against Furman … Made a 20-yard fumble return for a touch down with five tackles and one pass breakup at Purdue … Tallied nine tackles with 1.5 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack against Pittsburgh … Made 10 tackles versus NC State … Collected nine tackles at Miami … Recorded seven tackles against No. 23 Duke with a half tackle for loss … Made six tackles with three pass breakups and three passes defended at Boston College … Had five tackles at Georgia Tech … Tallied ten tackles with a half tackle for loss and one pass breakup and pass defended each versus No. 12 North Carolina … Caught an interception with one pass defended and 12 tackles at Virginia ... Made seven tackles with two pass breakups and two passes defended in the Independence Bowl vs. Tulsa.
2014-15: Played in all 13 games, making 11 starts … Was in on 930 plays, logging 840 on defense and 90 on special teams … Finished third on the team with 73 tackles, including 8.5 for loss and 1.5 sacks … Had an interception, 11 pass breakups and six quarterback hurries … Made three tackles while in on defense and special teams in the season opener against William & Mary … Got the start at Ohio State and led the Hokies with 11 tackles … Had three tackles, two break ups and two hurries against East Carolina … Made four tackles, including one for loss, against Georgia Tech … Had four tackles and a hurry against Western Michigan … Had a tackle, a hurry and broke up a pass at North Carolina … Led the Hokies with nine tackles, also adding two pass break ups, at Pitt … Had nine tackles against Miami … Made seven tackles against Boston College… Had four tackles and two break ups at Duke … Made seven tackles, adding two break ups and a QB hurry at Wake Foreste … Had six tackles and two break ups in the win over Virginia … Had five tackles and a key interception in Tech’s Military Bowl win over Cincinnati … A member of the 2014 All-ACC Academic Football Team … A Super Iron Hokie in the weight room … Benched 330 pounds and posted a 37.5-inch vertical jump in spring max testing … Earned the George Preas Award as the defensive most valuable performer of spring practice.
2013-14: Played in 12 games, making two starts … Was in on 145 plays on defense, adding action on 154 special teams plays to total 299 plays … Made 22 tackles in his debut season … Made four tackles while in on 13 special teams plays in his collegiate debut against Alabama … Made two tackles while in on defense and special teams against Western Carolina … Added two tackles while in on 12 special teams plays at East Carolina … Was in on 12 special teams plays in the triple overtime win over Marshall … Made a tackle while in at corner and on special teams at Georgia Tech … Was in on special teams and defense in the win over North Carolina … Made three tackles while in on special teams against Pittsburgh … Earned his first career start against Duke, finishing the game with three tackles … Saw action on special teams at Boston College … Did not travel for the Miami game due to a sprained ankle … Made two tackles while in on special teams against Maryland … Had two tackles during action on defense and special teams at Virginia … Got the start in the Sun Bowl, seeing action on 58 snaps … Recorded three tackles in the game … Earned Super Iron Hokie honors in spring max testing … Posted a personal-best 320-pound bench press.
High School: Played for former Hokie football player Joe Jones at King’s Fork High … 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 … 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 touchdowns … 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 punts 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 … Also played basketball and ran track.
Personal: Charles Edward Clark, Jr. … Born April 19, 1995 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania … Son of Charles, Sr., and Lashonda Clark … Has an older brother and two younger sisters … Majoring in human development.