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Ryan
Clarke
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Glen Burnie, Md.
Height: 6-0
Weight: 226
Sport: Football
Position: RB

Biography

2011 (r-Jr.)
- Two-year starter at fullback
- Gives the Mountaineers a big, strong blocker
- Played in 12 games and started five
- Helped pave the way for the WVU offense to average 37.6 points per game and to finish with more than 4,500 passing yards and more than 6,100 total yards

2010 (r-So.)
- Played in 13 games and started four
- Ranked No. 18 in the Big East in points responsible for and No. 19 in scoring with 48
- WVU Offensive Champion: Cincinnati, Louisville
- Mountaineers’ second-leading ground gainer, with 291 yards on 80 carries
- Scored a team-high eight rushing touchdowns
- Two multiple-touchdown games
- Long run of 23 against Marshall
- Season-high 65 yards on 15 carries against Maryland with a long of 13
- Seven carries for 29 yards against Cincinnati
- Three carries for 22 yards and a touchdown at Louisville
- Ran six times for 28 yards and scored two touchdowns at Pitt, with long of 15
- Career-high three touchdowns in the season finale against Rutgers.

2009 (r-Fr.)
- Played in 12 games and started one
- WVU Offensive Champion: Cincinnati
- Mountaineers’ third-leading rusher with 60 carries for 250 yards and eight touchdowns
- Also had two catches for 15 yards with a long reception of nine
- Second on the team in touchdowns scored (8) and third in scoring (48)
- Ranked No. 19 in the Big East in rushing yards per game, No. 20 in scoring and No. 24 in total offense
- Collected a season-high 14 carries for 58 yards, a touchdown and a long run of 24 at Rutgers 10 carries for 29 yards against Pitt, biggest run of the game was the first down he converted in the fourth quarter on fourth down to set up the game-winning field goal
- Sixty rushing yards and a touchdown at Cincinnati
- Finished with seven carries for 14 yards, two touchdowns and a six-yard catch at Syracuse

2008 (Fr.)
- Redshirted

High School
- Coached by Bill McGregor at DeMatha Catholic High
- Finished with 35 carries for 456 yards and six touchdowns as a senior
- All-Washington, D.C. First Team by All-DCSportsFan.com
- Helped DeMatha to a 10-2 record, the WCAC Conference championship and a No. 4 ranking in Washington D.C. by The Washington Post
- Also helped lead the Stags to state titles as a sophomore (11-2) and junior (12-0)

Personal
- Birthday is April 17
- Son of Greg and Dale Clarke
- Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

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