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#21 Stephen Clark
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hampton, Va.
High School: Bethel
Major: Agriculture & Natural Resource
Experience: 3 Letters

AT DELAWARE
Fifth-year member of the squad and a three-year letterwinner • one of the most experienced members of the Delaware receiving corps • slated to take over starting spot at Z receiver position after serving mainly in a backup role for three seasons • has appeared in 26 games with seven starts in an injury-plagued career • has caught 33 passes for 311 yards (9.4 avg.) and is looking for first career touchdown • also slated to take over punt return duties with graduation of All-CAA selection Rob Jones • talented receiver who is among Hens' top route runners • a big-play threat who has the ability to make defenders miss • has tremendous work ethic on and off field • one of five current Blue Hens to earn their degrees this past May, 2014 • caught two passes for 48 yards and hauled in a 39-yard touchdown pass from Justin Burns in the Blue-White Spring Game.

2013 SEASON
Put in another solid season as a backup in Delaware' receiver corps • played in 11 of the team's 12 games, missing the Maine game with an injury • ranked No. 7 on the team in receiving with eight receptions for 63 yards (7.9 avg.) with a long play of 17 yards vs. Delaware State • caught a season-high three passes for 19 yards vs. Navy and also hauled in two for 24 yards against Delaware State • returned a punt three yards against Richmond and kickoffs for 32 yards against Wagner and 26 yards vs. Navy • recorded tackles vs. Richmond and Villanova. 

2012 SEASON
Enjoyed his finest - and first injury-free - season at Delaware and was a key part of the Blue Hen passing game • ranked fourth among all Delaware pass catchers with 23 receptions for 232 yards (10.1 average) • also carried twice out of the backfield for eight yards • saw action in 10 games and started seven contests at wide receiver • started first five games of the season • played consistently all season, catching three or more passes five times during the season • had career-high five receptions for 24 yards vs. New Hampshire and also had three catches each vs. West Chester, Rhode Island, Old Dominion, and Towson.

2011 SEASON
Appeared in five games in a reserve role, seeing action vs. West Chester, Delaware State, William & Mary, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island • hauled in two catches for 16 yards • recorded one catch for 10 yards vs. West Chester and one catch for six yards vs. Massachusetts.

2010 SEASON
Considered one of team’s top practice players but did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility • team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS national title game.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played wide receiver and safety for head coach Jeff Nelson at Bethel High School • two-way standout who led squads to a three-year record of 23-12 and three playoff appearances • team went 10-2 his sophomore year and advanced to the second round of the playoffs • team went 7-5 his junior year and advanced to the second round • earned second team all-district honors as a wide receiver as a senior in 2009 • three-year starter who caught 47 passes for 706 yards and nine touchdowns • caught eight passes for 68 yards and a touchdown in 2007, 18 for 117 yards and two touchdowns in 2008, and 21 for 521 yards and six touchdowns this past fall • also a standout tennis player at Bethel High School • advanced to the district match qualifier for both singles and doubles during his career • National Honor Society student.

PERSONAL
Stephen Darnell Clark • born July 14, 1992 • wildlife conservation and agriculture and natural resources major at Delaware • would like to work at an endangered species reserve after graduation • son of Terry and Cynthia Clark • brother, Terry, played wide receiver at NCAA III Randolph-Macon (Va.) College • also has a younger brother • has worked at National 5 & 10 and at the Christiana Commons front desk during the summers • team representative to the UD Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).

CAREER STATISTICS

Year G/S Rec. Yards
Avg.
TD Long Rec.
2013 11/0 8 63
7.9
0 17
2012 10/7 23 232 10.1 0 25
2011 5/0 2 16 8 0 10
TOTALS 26/7 33 311
9.4
0 25

 

Year G/S Punt Ret.-Yards
Avg. TD/Long
KOR-Yards
Avg. TD
Long
2013 11/0 1-3 3.0 0 / 3
2-58
29.5 0
32
TOTALS 11/0 1-3 3.0 0 / 3
2-58
29.5 0
32

 

Year G/S Rush Att. Yards
Avg.
TD Long
2012 10/7 2 8 4 0 6
TOTALS 10 2 8
4
0 6
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