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    Matt Clark
    Matt Clark

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Orlando, Fla.

    High School:
    Lake Highland Prep

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 290

    Position:
    Student Assistant Coach

    Birthdate:
    09/05/1985



    General: Ankle and leg injuries have not allowed him to play during his Northwestern career ... Spent the 2006-08 seasons serving as a student assistant coach.

    2006: Unable to play due to injury.

    2005: Missed much of the season with an ongoing leg injury ... Began practicing with squad later in the year and dressed for the Vitalis Sun Bowl, but did not play.

    2004: Did not see action ... Injured (leg) most of season.

    High School: A Class 2B first-team All-State defensive tackle honoree by the Florida Sports Writers Association ... PrepStar all-region selection ... Friday Night Football Radio Show third-team selection ... Two-time all-conference selection ... Helped 2002 team go 10-2 and reach second round of state playoffs ... Totaled 48 tackles, including five TFL's, in eight games his senior year ... Registered a career-best 13 tackles (five solos) and two TFL in a game (vs. Taylor) ... Also lettered in track and field, and weightlifting ... Coached by Tim Borcky.

    Personal: Born Matthew R. Clark on 9/5/85 ... Son of John and Peggy Clark ... Chose NU over Vanderbilt, Duke and Georgia Tech ... Communication studies major.