|High School:||Wichita North HS|
|Other College:||Butler County C.C.|
PERSONAL — Born Zachary Stevanson Clark on May 2, 1989 in Manhattan Kan. Parents: Stevan and Patricia Clark. Family: One brother, two sisters. High School (Coach): Wichita North (Stevan Clark) 2007. Major: Sociology. Note: Father Stevan played defensive end for the New England Patriots, sister Destiny played volleyball at Arkansas, sister Sadie is a volleyball player at Arkansas State and brother Trace is a promising high school defensive end.
2010 — Honorable mention All-Pac-10 (coaches) • Co-recipient of the Dudley Clarke Memorial Award as the team’s most improved player • Second on the team with 4.0 sacks and third in tackles for loss with 9.5 • One sack for a loss of five yards among his four tackles in BCS Championship vs. Auburn • Career-high six tackles at Oregon State, including a sack and pair of TFLs • Also had first career pass breakup against the Beavers • Three tackles, 0.5 TFL in win vs. Arizona • Forced a fumble to set up UO’s only touchdown in win at Cal • Added five tackles, including one for loss against the Bears • Recorded a pair of stops against both USC and UCLA • One solo tackle at Washington State • Five tackles in win over Stanford • Five tackles, 1.5 for a loss and a forced fumble at Arizona State • Had a sack for the second consecutive game among three tackles vs. Portland State • Equaled career high with five tackles, including four solo, while recording first career sack to go with a career-best 2.5 TFLs (loss of 13 yards) in win at Tennessee • Made first career start and assisted on one stop in win vs. New Mexico • Member of the Oregon Iron Club, totaling 1,127 lbs in the clean, squat and bench press during winter testing..
2009 — One of four JC transfers to participate in spring practice, supplied needed depth as the season wore on • Posted a season-high five tackles vs. Arizona State • Credited with 18 tackles and one TFL while playing in all 13 games, including a tackle for loss in the opener at Boise State, and blocked a PAT in a two-point win over Purdue • Was on the field for a season-high 52 snaps in the season opener against the Broncos.
BEFORE OREGON — Ranked the No. 72 JC player in the nation by Rivals.com • The No. 82 overall JC player nationally by Scout.com • A three-star recruit by both Rivals and Scout • Played in 11 games in 2008, with 78 tackles, 19 TFL, 11 sacks, 14 QB hits, one interception and a pair of forced fumbles • Team won the NJCAA National Championship in 2008 • 90 tackles and 15 sacks as a high school senior • Also played tight end as a prep and was all-state in basketball.
CLARK’S CAREER BESTS
Tackles: 6, at Oregon State, Dec 04, 2010 (3-3)
Sacks: 1.0, four times, last vs. Auburn, Jan 10, 2011 (1-0)
Tackles for loss: 2.5, at Tennessee, Sep 11, 2010 (2-0)
Fumbles forced: 1, twice, last at California, Nov 13, 2010
Pass breakups: 1, at Oregon State, Dec 04, 2010
Blocked kicks: 1, Purdue, Sep 12, 2009
HONORS AND AWARDS
•All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention (Pac-10 Coaches)
•Team Most Improved Player (Clarke Award)