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Head coach Brady Hoke was joined by U-M players Frank Clark, Devin Gardner and Jake Ryan at the annual Big Ten Football Media Day in Chicago.
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Tackles: 9 - Michigan State, 2013
TFLs: 2.5 - 3x (last: Utah, 2014)
Sacks: 2.0 - Penn State, 2013
Interceptions: 1 - Virginia Tech, 2011^
Fumble Recoveries: 2 - Penn State, 2013
^Allstate Sugar Bowl (Jan. 3, 2012)
At Michigan ... three-year letterman ... has appeared in 44 games, making 24 starts at defensive end ... has recorded 16.0 TFLs over Michigan's last 14 games ... has posted a tackle for loss in seven of eight games this season ... tied for 5th in Big Ten and 34th in NCAA in TFLs (9.5).
Senior (2014) ... has appeared in eight games, making seven starts ... MICHIGAN STATE (Oct. 25) ... recorded four tackles, including one TFL ... recovered a fumble on defense ... PENN STATE (Oct. 11) ... recorded seven tackles and two TFLs, including one sack ... RUTGERS (Oct. 4) ... notched three tackles, including one TFL ... MINNESOTA (Sept. 27) ... posted three tackles, including one TFL and 0.5 sacks ... UTAH (Sept. 20) ... tallied six tackles, including a sack and 2.5 TFLs ... MIAMI (OH) (Sept. 13) ... recorded three tackles and one quarterback hurry ... NOTRE DAME (Sept. 6) ... posted two tackles, including one TFL ... APPALACHIAN STATE (Aug. 30) ... recorded three tackles and one sack for a loss of three yards.
Junior (2013) ... All-Big Ten second team (coaches) ... Richard Katcher Award (given to U-M's top defensive lineman) ... earned third varsity letter ...started 13 games at defensive end ... also contributed on special teams ... registered 43 tackles, 12.0 TFLs, 4.5 sacks and recovered two fumbles ... IOWA (Nov. 23) ... recorded five stops and 2.5 TFLs ... NORTHWESTERN (Nov. 16) ... tallied six tackles and one TFL ... MICHIGAN STATE (Nov. 2) ... tallied career-highs with nine tackles and 2.5 TFL ... INDIANA (Oct. 19) ... recorded three tackles and one sack for a 12-yard loss ... PENN STATE (Oct. 12) ... registered career-highs with two sacks and two fumble recoveries, including one returned for a touchdown ... CONNECTICUT (Sept. 21) ... recorded five tackles and 1.5 sacks.
Sophomore (2012) ... earned second varsity letter ... appeared in 11 games ... started four games at defensive end and appeared in seven games as a reserve defensive end ... posted career-bests in total tackles (25), solo stops (16), tackles for loss (nine), sacks (two), pass breakups (three), forced fumbles (one) and fumble recoveries (one) ... OHIO STATE (Nov. 24) ... recorded four tackles, one sack, two tackles-for-loss and one fumble recovery ... IOWA (Nov. 17) ... tallied three tackles, including two tackles-for-loss and his first career sack ... NORTHWESTERN (Nov. 10) ... recorded four tackles, including one tackle-for-loss ... MINNESOTA (Nov. 3) ... notched three solo tackles, including one for-a-loss, and one forced fumble ... NOTRE DAME (Sept. 22) ... posted one tackle ... MASSACHUSETTS (Sept. 15) ... made first career start ... compiled three tackles, including one for a loss, and two pass breakups ... AIR FORCE (Sept. 8) ... tallied four tackles, including two for losses ... missed season opener vs. Alabama (Sept. 1) due to suspension.
Freshman (2011) ... Sugar Bowl champion ... earned first varsity letter ... appeared in 12 games and had 10 tackles and one interception ... VIRGINIA TECH (Jan. 3) ... made first career interception, which led to U-M's second touchdown ... recorded first career tackle-for-loss (assist) ... set career high with five tackles ... NOTRE DAME (Sept. 10) ... saw first action as a defensive end, making one tackle ... WESTERN MICHIGAN (Sept. 3) ... Made one tackle in career debut on special teams.
Prep ... attended Glenville High School (2011) coached by Ted Ginn Sr. ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.53 seconds ... Key Statistics ... recorded 70 tackles and 19 sacks as a senior ... caught 12 passes, including three for touchdowns, senior year.
Personal ... Frank Clark was born June 14, 1993 ...enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies.
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