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Chris Clark
T #75
Height:
6-5
Weight:
305
Age:
29
College:
Southern Mississippi
Hometown:
New Orleans, La.
Experience:
7
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 69 27
2014 DEN 13 7
2013 DEN 16 14
2012 DEN 16 0
2011 DEN 16 6
2010 DEN 8 0

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Bio

• A sixth-year offensive tackle who appeared in 69 games (27 starts) with Denver during the last five seasons (2010-14) after two years competing on Minnesota’s practice squad.

• Started 14 regular-season games and three playoff contests at left tackle in place of injured All- Pro Ryan Clady in 2013 as part of an offensive line that allowed the fewest sacks (20) in the NFL.

• Spent the 2008 and ‘09 seasons on the Vikings’ practice squad after competing in Tampa Bay’s training camp as a rookie in ‘08.

• Started every game at left tackle during his final three seasons at the University of Southern Mississippi, earning All-Conference USA recognition following his senior year.

• Played in the New Orleans High School All-Star Game and was named an All-District offensive guard as a senior at McDonogh 35 High School in New Orleans.

• Assigned to the Broncos via waivers from Minnesota on Sept. 5, 2010.

• Entered the NFL with Tampa Bay as a college free agent on May 2, 2008.


• A sixth-year offensive tackle who appeared in 69 games (27 starts) with Denver during the last five seasons (2010-14) after two years competing on Minnesota’s practice squad.

• Started 14 regular-season games and three playoff contests at left tackle in place of injured All- Pro Ryan Clady in 2013 as part of an offensive line that allowed the fewest sacks (20) in the NFL.

• Spent the 2008 and ‘09 seasons on the Vikings’ practice squad after competing in Tampa Bay’s training camp as a rookie in ‘08.

• Started every game at left tackle during his final three seasons at the University of Southern Mississippi, earning All-Conference USA recognition following his senior year.

• Played in the New Orleans High School All-Star Game and was named an All-District offensive guard as a senior at McDonogh 35 High School in New Orleans.

• Assigned to the Broncos via waivers from Minnesota on Sept. 5, 2010.

• Entered the NFL with Tampa Bay as a college free agent on May 2, 2008.


CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Tampa Bay as a college free agent 5/2/08; Waived by Tampa Bay 8/30/08; Signed by Minnesota (practice squad) 9/10/08; Signed by Minnesota to a future contract 1/7/09; Waived by Minnesota 9/5/09; Signed by Minnesota (practice squad) 9/7/09; Signed by Minnesota to a future contract 1/25/10; Waived by Minnesota 9/4/10; Claimed off waivers by Denver 9/5/10.
2014: Clark played 13 regular-season games (7 starts) on offense, opening five games at right tackle and another two contests as a blocking tight end... Started at right tackle and lined up on all 346 offensive snaps during the first five games of the season... Started as an extra tight end in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Ind. (1/11).
2013: Clark appeared in all 16 regular-season games for the third consecutive season and set a career high with 14 starts at left tackle in place of injured All-Pro Ryan Clady... Started all three postseason contests... Was part of an offensive line unit that allowed the fewest sacks (20) in the NFL, as well as the most games allowing zero sacks (6)... Opened his first career game at left tackle in Denver’s Week 3 win vs. Oak. (9/23)... Part of an offensive line group that was named a collective Offensive Player of the Week by Sports Illustrated’s Peter King for its performance in which it allowed zero sacks and zero quarterback hits against the NFL’s top-ranked sack defense vs. K.C. (11/17).
2012: Clark appeared in all 16 regular-season games for the second consecutive season, seeing action in 63 snaps on offense and 88 plays on special teams.
2011: Clark played all 16 regular-season games (6 starts) and both playoff contests for Denver, seeing time on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end on offense.
2010: Clark played in Denver’s final eight games after being assigned to the Broncos off waivers from Minnesota on Sept. 5... Played primarily on special teams and on Denver’s goal-line and short-yardage packages... Made his NFL debut vs. K.C. (11/14), lining up as an eligible tackle on quarterback Tim Tebow’s 1-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.
2009: Clark spent the 2009 season on Minnesota’s practice squad.
2008: Clark, who entered the NFL as a college free agent with Tampa Bay on May 2, competed with the Buccaneers during training camp before being waived and spending his rookie season on Minnesota’s practice squad.
COLLEGE: Clark played 48 games (39 starts) at the University of Southern Mississippi, opening every contest during his final three seasons at left tackle (30 starts) and left guard (9 starts)... Earned All-Conference USA honors following his junior and senior seasons as the Golden Eagles posted more than 2,000 rushing yards in both campaigns... Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team in 2004.
PERSONAL: Clark received all-district distinction at offensive guard and played in the 2002 New Orleans High School All-Star Game following his senior season at McDonogh 35 High School in New Orleans... Won district and regional titles in shot put and discus as a prep senior... Chris Clark was born on Oct. 1, 1985, in New Orleans.

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