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Kendell Davis-Clark
Kendell Davis-Clark

Hometown:
Alliance, Ohio

High School:
Alliance

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 216

Position:
S

Experience:
4L


2009 Game-by-Game Statistics
2008 Game-by-Game Statistics


2009 SEASON (SENIOR): Saw action in 11 games at both safety and cornerback, with three starts (Wisconsin, Western Michigan, Texas Tech) . . . started 22 career games and played in 44 career games . . . credited with 164 career tackles, 12 pass break-ups and four forced fumbles . . . tallied 26 tackles in 2009 . . . recorded a tackle and a quarterback hurry in start at cornerback in the 2010 Valero Alamo Bowl vs. Texas Tech . . . started at free safety against Western Michigan and collected five tackles and a pass break-up . . . recorded three tackles at Minnesota . . . after missing two games, returned to the lineup vs. Northwestern and recorded two tackles . . . did not play vs. Michigan or Illinois due to a foot injury . . . after playing the first three games at free safety, moved back for a start at cornerback at Wisconsin, registering six tackles . . . collected two tackles each vs. Notre Dame and Montana State.

2008 SEASON (JUNIOR): Entered the season as the starting free safety after making the transition from boundary corner during preseason camp . . . saw action in eight games in 2008, including five starts (vs. California, Northwestern, Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia). . . . suffered a shoulder injury in the season opener at California and missed the next five games (vs. Eastern Michigan, Florida Atlantic, Notre Dame, Indiana and Iowa) . . . recorded 27 tackles (13 solos, 14 assists) and three pass breakups . . . . earned the start vs. Georgia in the 2009 Capital One Bowl and returned his first career interception 24 yards in the first quarter to set up MSU's first field goal, but left the game later in the first half due to an injury . . . recorded five tackles and a pass break-up vs. Wisconsin . . . started at free safety at Michigan and finished second on the team with seven tackles . . . also forced a fumble that was recovered by MSU and was credited with a pass break-up against the Wolverines . . . returned to the starting lineup at free safety vs. Northwestern and recorded five stops . . . recorded six tackles at California, including a half tackle for loss, despite missing a large portion of the game with a shoulder injury.

2007 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 13 games in 2007, including 11 starts at boundary corner . . . ranked second on the team in tackles with 72 (44 solos, 28 assists) . . . his 32 tackles on passing plays led the team . . . recorded 5.5 tackles for losses (35 yards), including four sacks (33) . . . led the team in pass break-ups with eight . . . made five solo stops at Purdue . . . posted five tackles vs. Michigan, including a 7-yard sack . . . also had a pass break-up and forced a fumble against the Wolverines . . . produced nine tackles at top-ranked Ohio State, including one that resulted in a 1-yard loss . . . collected a team-best nine tackles, including an 8-yard sack, and pass break-up vs. Indiana . . . tallied six stops and a pass break-up at No. 9 Wisconsin . . . registered a career-high 12 tackles and a pass break-up vs. Bowling Green while compiling 20 production points . . . recorded seven stops, including his first career sack (7), and two pass break-ups in the season opener vs. UAB.

2006 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 games in 2006 . . . finished sixth on the team in special teams production points with 85 . . . started three games at cornerback (vs. Northwestern, Indiana and Penn State) . . . finished seventh on the team in tackles with 39 (30 solos, 9 assists) . . . recorded a career-best seven solo hits vs. Penn State . . . produced six tackles each vs. Purdue and Northwestern . . . forced two fumbles . . . led special teams in tackles with 14.

2005 SEASON: Sat out the entire 2005 season for academic reasons.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated among the nation's top cornerbacks by Rivals.com (No. 25) and Max Emfinger (No. 46) . . . named to PrepStar's All-Midwest Team . . . ranked among the state's top 20 seniors by Ohio Future Stars (No. 11) and Rivals.com (No. 14) . . . three-year starter for Coach Ron Kuceyeski at Alliance (Ohio) High School . . . Associated Press Division III All-Ohio selection at running back in 2004 . . . also earned Northeast Inland All-District and All-Stark County honors as a senior . . . named Metro Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year after rushing for 1,108 yards and 11 touchdowns in just seven games in 2004 . . . averaged nearly 11.0 yards per carry (101 rushing attempts) as a senior . . . missed the last five games of the 2004 season with a shoulder injury . . . second-team All-Ohio pick as a junior . . . his prep career rushing totals include 3,300 yards and 30 TDs . . . also competed in track as a sprinter . . . 2004 state champion in the 100 and 200 meters . . . son of Thomas Clark and Von Davis . . . born Nov. 3, 1986 . . . participated in the July 2009 Heroes for Kids golf outing, benefiting Saginaw (Mich.) youth recreation programs . . . majoring in sociology.

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