Hudson Clark - Football - Arkansas Razorbacks

#17 Hudson Clark

DB | R-Jr | 6-2 | 182 | Dallas, Texas | Highland Park HS

2021 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
2020 SEC Freshman of the Week
2020 Jim Thorpe Award Player of the Week
2020 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

2021 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): Played in 12 games with four starts … Finished with 22 tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass breakup … According to Pro Football Focus, played in 545 snaps with 392 on defense and 153 on special teams … Recorded nine games with at least one tackle … Totaled five games with multiple tackles … Recorded one assisted stop in win over Texas (Sept. 11) … Logged one solo tackle in win against Texas A&M (Sept. 25) … Registered two stops at Georgia (Oct. 2) … Made one solo tackle at Ole Miss (Oct. 9) … Logged first start of the season against Auburn, filing three tackles against the Tigers (Oct. 16) … Carded his second game of the season with three tackles in win over Mississippi State (Nov. 6) … Recorded one solo stop in road victory at LSU (Nov. 13) … Tied his career high in tackles with seven and a tackle for loss in win over Missouri (Nov. 26) … Finished with three tackles and a pass breakup in Outback Bowl win against Penn State (Jan. 1).

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.