Hudson Clark - Football - Arkansas Razorbacks

#17 Hudson Clark

DB | R-So | 6-2 | 180 | Dallas, Texas | Highland Park HS

2020 SEC Freshman of the Week
2020 Jim Thorpe Award Player of the Week
2020 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

2020: (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in eight games and made seven starts at cornerback as a walk-on … Team’s fifth-leading tackler, posting 47 stops (32 solo) and tied for the team lead making three interceptions … Tied for fifth on the team breaking up three passes … Saw his first collegiate action in the win at Mississippi State (Oct. 3), playing 49 snaps and making two tackles … Earned his first career start the following week at Auburn (Oct. 10), making seven tackles, all solo, with a pass broken up … Turned in a career performance against Ole Miss (Oct. 17), registering five tackles and three interceptions in the win … He tied the school record for second-most picks in a single-game and tied for third in the SEC record book … First freshman in Arkansas history to intercept three passes in the same game and first SEC freshman since Mississippi State’s Darren Williams in 2003 against Troy … Earned SEC co-Freshman of the Week, Jim Thorpe Award Player of the Week and PFF College MVP for his performance against the Rebels … Registered nine tackles at Texas A&M (Oct. 31), wrapping up seven solo stops … Broke up his second pass of the year and made three tackles in the win over Tennessee (Nov. 7) … Logged seven tackles at Florida (Nov. 14) … Totaled first double-digit tackle game, making a career-high 10 stops with his first career tackle for loss at Missouri (Dec. 5) … Did not play in the season finale against Alabama (Dec. 12) … During the season, head coach Sam Pittman announced on SEC Network that Clark will receive a scholarship in January … According to Pro Football Focus, saw action in 592 defensive and 53 special teams snaps … Recorded a season-high defensive grade of 81.7 against Ole Miss.

2019 (FRESHMAN): Did not play during the 2019 season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Highland Park High School in Dallas, Texas, winning three 5A state championships … First team all-state selection as a senior and first team all-district all-district as a senior and junior … 31-1 as a varsity starter for his career, losing only his first start … Tabbed academic all-state in 2015 and 2016 … Team captain as a senior for the Scots, helping the team to a spotless 16-0 record and the program’s third consecutive 5A State Championship … Finished the year with 40 tackles, 31 solo, three for loss and nine interceptions … Earned Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Player to Watch and Dallas Morning News Player of the Week in senior season … Posted 55 total stops as a junior in 2017, with 46 unassisted, along with 14 passes defended, two interceptions, two fumbles recovered and a fumble forced, pushing Highland Park to a 15-1 overall mark … Also lettered in basketball as a junior and senior … Competed in football, basketball and track and field.

PERSONAL: Born Feb. 17, 2001 … Son of Travis and Jennifer Clark, both graduates of the University of Arkansas … Dad, Travis, works for the Dallas Cowboys as Senior Director of Suites & Events … Grandfather, Ronnie Clark, is in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame after a 27-year tenure as head football coach of Berryville.