Will Clarke (American football)

Will Clarke
No. 93     Cincinnati Bengals
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-05-04) May 4, 1991
Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 271 lb (123 kg)
Career information
High school: Pittsburgh (PA) Allderdice
College: West Virginia
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 3 / Pick: 88
Debuted in 2014 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-Big-12 (2013)
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

William Clarke, Jr. (born May 4, 1991) is an American football defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bengals in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at West Virginia.

High School

Clarke attended Taylor Allderdice High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he was a two-time Tribune Review All-City League as tight end and linebacker.

He was considered a two-star recruit by Rivals.com.[1]

College career

Clarke attended West Virginia University from 2009 to 2013. In 2009, he redshirted as a true freshman. In 2010, he played in only four games. In 2011, he played in all 13 games, starting 11, recording 34 tackles, including five for loss and two sacks. In 2012, he started 12 games, recording 26 tackles, including 6.5 for loss and 1.5 sacks. In 2013, he set career highs in tackles (49), tackles for loss (17) and sacks (6), while earning second-team All-Big-12 honors.[2]

Professional career

2014 NFL Draft

He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the third round (88th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.[3]

References

  1. ^ Will Clarke - Yahoo Sports
  2. ^ SIMS, SPAIN, CLARKE, O'TOOLE ON AP ALL-BIG 12 TEAM
  3. ^ Bengals take DE Will Clarke in 3rd round

External links

  • West Virginia Mountaineers bio
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