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Marcus Clarke

position

Cornerback

Height

5-10

Weight

182 lbs.

Class

Third-Year Sophomore

Hometown

Winter Park, Fla.

High School

Winter Park

Instagram

@_themarcusclarke

Marcus Clarke - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2021 (True Freshman*): Saw action in 12 games and made four starts in first season as regular contributor…Finished with 24 total tackles (16 solo), one interception and one fumble recovery in second year with Hurricanes…Had two pass breakups…Made season debut in opener against Alabama (Sept. 4)…Played in win over Appalachian State (Sept. 11)…Competed against Michigan State (Sept. 18) and against Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Had first tackle of season against Virginia (Sept. 30)…Posted one solo tackle against North Carolina (Oct. 16)…Made first start of career and totaled four tackles with one PBU in road win over NC State (Oct. 23)…Started and had career-best six tackles (five solo) in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Started in win over Georgia Tech (Nov. 6) and tallied two tackles (one solo)…Had a pair of stops at Florida State (Nov. 13)…Recovered first fumble of career and finished with three total tackles (two solo) in start against Virginia Tech (Nov. 20)…Had first interception of season and ranked among team leaders with five total tackles (four solo) in start at Duke (Nov. 27) in regular season finale…Interception was second of career.

2020 (True Freshman): Saw action in six games in debut season…Finished with five tackles and one interception…Made career debut and had first tackle of career in win at top-20 Louisville (Sept. 19)…Finished with one tackle in romp of rival Florida State (Sept. 26)…Played in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 17)…Had first interception of career in shutout at Duke (Dec. 5)…Saw action in regular season finale against North Carolina (Dec. 12)…Played in 2020 Cheez-It Bowl against Oklahoma State (Dec. 29).

High School: A consensus three-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals…Ranked the No. 30 cornerback in the country and No. 50 player in Florida by 247Sports…Amassed over 2,500 all-purpose yards, six interceptions and returned eight punts for touchdowns in three varsity seasons…Helped Winter Park to three district championships…Chose Miami over offers from Florida State, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa State, Kansas State, Louisville, Minnesota, NC State, Pitt, Tennessee, UCF, Wake Forest, West Virginia, Cincinnati, Colorado State, FAU and FIU, among others.

* indicates student-athlete received extra year of eligibility in 2021 due to 2020 season affected by COVID-19 pandemic