Le'Raven Clark

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Le'Raven Clark
No. 62 – Indianapolis Colts
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1993-04-22) April 22, 1993 (age 26)
Bryan, Texas
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:311 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school:Rockdale (Rockdale, Texas)
College:Texas Tech
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 3 / Pick: 82
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • CBS Sports 2nd-team All-American (2015)
  • 3× 1st-team All-Big 12 (2013–2015)
  • 2nd-team All-Big 12 (2012)
  • CFN Freshman All-American (2012)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:35
Games started:12
Player stats at NFL.com

Le'Raven Clark (born April 22, 1993) is an American football offensive tackle for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas Tech, and was drafted by the Colts in the third round (82nd overall) of the 2016 NFL draft.

High school career[edit]

Clark attended Rockdale High School in his hometown of Rockdale, Texas, where he was a letterman in football, basketball, and track. In football, he earned All-State honors and was selected as an UnderArmour All-American.[1]

In track & field, Clark was one of the states top performers in the throwing events. At the 2009 Brenham Regional Qualifier, he took bronze in both the shot put (15.94 m) and the discus (52.03 m).[2] At the 3A Regional, got 3rd in the shot put and qualified for state in the discus by placing 2nd.[3] His personal-bests are 16.58 meters in the shot put and 55.47 meters in the discus throw.[4]

College career[edit]

Coming in as a 4-star recruit out of high school, Clark was redshirted his freshman year in 2011. Clark started for the Red Raiders for the first time during his redshirt freshman year at the right guard position. He started all 13 games. For his performance during the season, Clark was named a Freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America and Scout.com. He earned All-Big 12 Conference honors from Phil Steele.[5] Clark was also named an Academic All-Big 12 2nd team selection.

During his sophomore year in 2013, Clark was moved to left tackle to replace All-Big 12 and current New England Patriots player LaAdrian Waddle. Prior to the beginning of the season, Clark was named a pre-season All-Big 12 selection, and was placed on the watchlists for the Outland Trophy and the Lombardi Award.[6] Following the conclusion of the season, Clark earned Associated Press All-Big 12 1st team honors.[7]

Prior to the 2014 season, Clark was again named to the Outland Trophy and Lombardi Award watchlist.[8] He also earned a 2nd Team All-American selection by USA Today.[9] He was named to the Associated Press All-Big 12 1st team following the season.

Following the 2015 season, Clark earned his third 1st Team All-Big 12 Conference selection, and was selected as a 2nd Team All-American by CBS Sports.[10]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 5 14 in
(1.96 m)
316 lb
(143 kg)
36 18 in
(0.92 m)
11 78 in
(0.30 m)
5.16 s 1.80 s 2.99 s 30 in
(0.76 m)
9 ft 1 in
(2.77 m)
18 reps
All values from NFL Combine and Pro Day[11]

Clark was drafted in the third round (82nd overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts.[12] He signed with the Colts on May 25, 2016.[13] He played in eight games with three starts as a rookie. In 2017, he played in 15 games, starting five at right guard.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Le'Raven Clark Bio. "Le'Raven Clark". Texas Tech University. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
  2. ^ http://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/MeetResults.aspx?Meet=165653#4365
  3. ^ https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=212634878760541&id=195303047160391
  4. ^ https://www.trackingfootball.com/players/leraven-clark-2794/
  5. ^ Steele, Phil. "PHIL STEELE'S 2012 POSTSEASON ALL-BIG 12 TEAM" (PDF). Phil Steele's Publications. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
  6. ^ Kercheval, Ben (July 15, 2013). "Over 100 players make preseason Lombardi Award watch list". NBCSports.com. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
  7. ^ "2013 AP All-Big 12 Team". Associated Press. December 9, 2013. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
  8. ^ "Clark Named to Outland Trophy Watch List". TexasTech.com. Texas Tech University. Retrieved July 11, 2014.
  9. ^ Myerberg, Paul. "USA TODAY Sports' preseason All-America college football team". USAToday.com. Retrieved August 14, 2014.
  10. ^ Silverstein, Adam. "CBS Sports 2015 College Football All-America Team". Archived from the original on December 11, 2015. Retrieved December 11, 2015.
  11. ^ "NFL Events: Combine Player Profiles – Le'Raven Clark". National Football League. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  12. ^ "2016 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 25, 2017.
  13. ^ Bowen, Kevin (May 25, 2016). "Le'Raven Clark Becomes Final Colts Draft Pick To Sign Rookie Contract". colts.com. Retrieved May 25, 2016.

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