HONORS: 2000?Shared the inaugural George Welsh Special Teams Award with John Duckett at the team?s annual awards banquet.
AT VIRGINIA: 2000?Played in every game, including the O?ahu Bowl ... saw action as a top reserve at outside linebacker behind Byron Thweatt and on special teams ... tied for seventh on the team in tackles with a career-high 46 stops, which is more than he had in his career coming into the season ... second on the team with seven special teams tackles ... was in on a career-high 10 tackles, including seven solo stops, against Richmond in the season?s second game ... contributed six tackles against Wake Forest and eight vs. North Carolina ... had two solo tackles, one for a loss, and broke up a pass against Georgia in the O?ahu Bowl ... earned his third letter. 1999?Played in all 12 games, starting against Virginia Tech ? saw action as a special teams standout and a reserve middle linebacker ? registered 20 tackles on the year (14 solo, six assists) ??saw his most extensive action of the year in a starting assignment against Virginia Tech ? replaced Isabelle in the lineup due to his mother?s death ... was in on a season-high eight tackles against the Hokies, including six solo stops, tying for the team lead ? recovered a fumble on UVa?s one-yard line to stop a Hokie drive ? three tackles against Florida State ??caused a fumble against Buffalo ? two tackles in the finale against Maryland ... lettered. 1998?Played in all 11 regular season games and against Georgia in the Peach Bowl ? played mostly on special teams ... returned a squib kickoff eight yards against Florida State ... recorded four tackles during the season (two solo, two assists), all against San Jose State ? lettered for the first time. 1997?Red-shirted ... did not appear in a game ... was in uniform against Auburn, Florida State and Virginia Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterman and starter at Perth Amboy High School for head coach Joe Stinson ... played wide receiver and outside linebacker ... earned first-team All-State recognition as a senior ... twice chosen All-Conference and All-County ... also twice named team?s Offensive Player of the Year ... team captain his senior year ... participated in the 1997 New Jersey All-State All-Star Classic ... caught 49 passes for 851 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior ... also rushed for 274 yards and four touchdowns on only 15 carries ... defensively, he was in on 158 tackles, including seven quarterback sacks, intercepted two passes and recovered four fumbles ... caught 41 passes for 683 yards and five touchdowns as a junior in 1995 ... rushed 21 times for 294 yards and three touchdowns that season ... was in on 64 tackles, including six quarterback sacks ... also recovered three fumbles and returned an interception for a touchdown ... for his career, he caught 117 passes for 1,985 yards and 16 TDs, rushed for 568 yards and seven touchdowns, and recorded 222 tackles, including 13 quarterback sacks.
PERSONAL: William Tyrone Clark, Jr. ... born 7-29-79 in Ft. McClellan, Ala. ... Honor Roll student ... son of William and Janice Clark ... has a brother, Reginald (17), and a sister, Thea (10) ... history major.
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