17 Clark Backus

Clark Backus Ohio State
Nationality
usa United States
Position
ST, OLB
Height
6'0"
Weight
210
Birthday
12/29/60
Hometown
Maitland, FL
High School
Edgewater
Past Teams
Ohio State
Seasons
1982, 1983

Major: Business (1983), International Business (1982)

Weight: 210 (1983), 206 (1982)

1983 Media Guide: Started spring practice as a regular inside linebacker and held this position through the Spring Game … has seen brief duty at middle guard and fullback at Ohio State before moving to linebacker.

1982: Was used chiefly on special teams in 1982, seeing action in 10 games for a total of 17 minutes.

1982 Media Guide: Saw brief action with the specialty teams last year but did not letter … had a good spring practice and will challenge for a backup spot as an inside linebacker … also used as a punter.

High School & Colorado: Won all-Florida honors as a linebacker at Edgewater High outside Orlando … averaged 37.5 yards per punt in high school … played one year of tackle and two seasons at linebacker … enrolled at Colorado but transferred to Ohio State after one semester.

Personal: His father is a graduate of the Ohio State Medical School … a business major who plans to enter law.

 

 

Defense

SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
1983Ohio State1212102515114000000700
Total-1212102515114000000700