News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Purdue will honor 18 student-athletes Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium
Dec. 11 event to honor 18 seniors
Boilermakers win Cannon Trophy game
First-quarter interceptions helped Purdue build an early 21-0 lead
Photos from No. 6 Wisconsin @ Purdue on November 19, 2016.
2015: Started all 12 games … led the team with 88 total tackles on the year, including 54 solo stops, with a tackle for loss, nine PBUs and a pair of interceptions … had three tackles, an interception and two PBUs at Marshall on Sept. 6 … finished with three tackles, including a TFL, against Indiana State on Sept. 12 … tallied a career-high 11 total tackles, including eight solo stops, and a PBU vs. Virginia Tech on Sept. 19 … had a three tackles and a pair of PBUs vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 26 … had seven stops, three solo, at No. 2 Michigan State on Oct. 3… tied career high with 11 tackles, six solo, vs. Minnesota on Oct. 10 … finished with seven tackles, a PBU and returned an interception 66 yards to set up a second quarter offensive touchdown at Wisconsin on Oct. 17 … tied career best with eight solo tackles and finished with 10 total stops and a PBU vs. Nebraska on Oct. 31 … had seven tackles, four solo, against Illinois on Nov. 7 … recorded seven tackles, five solo, and a PBU at Northwestern on Nov. 14 … tallied nine tackles, four solo, and a PBU at No. 6 Iowa on Nov. 21 … finished with 10 tackles, seven solo, against Indiana on Nov. 28.
2014: Appeared in all 12 games, starting two … finished with 25 tackles, 15 solo, with a TFL and PBU … made two tackles, one solo, against Western Michigan on Aug. 30 … had one tackle against No. 11 Notre Dame on Sept. 13 … recorded 3 tackles, one solo, at Illinois on Oct. 4 … recorded four solo tackles and first career PBU against No. 8 Michigan State on Oct. 11 … had two solo tackles at Minnesota on Oct. 18 … finished with four tackles, one solo, at No. 17 Nebraska on Nov. 1 … recorded eight tackles, five solo, and first collegiate TFL against No. 25 Wisconsin on Nov. 8 … had one solo tackle against Northwestern on Nov. 22.
2013: Appeared in 11 of 12 games, making two starts … finished the season with 17 tackles, including 13 solo stops … started against Nebraska and at Michigan State … had one unassisted tackles in first collegiate appearance at Cincinnati on Aug. 31 … finished with three tackles at No. 24 Wisconsin on Sept. 21 … had three tackles in first collegiate start against Nebraska on Oct. 12 … finished with two tackles at Michigan State on Oct. 19, vs. No. 4 Ohio State on Nov. 2, at Penn State on Nov. 16 and at Indiana on Nov. 30.
High School: Rated as a four-star recruit and the No. 37 athlete in the nation by ESPN.com … three-star prospect and the No. 64 cornerback in the nation by Rivals.com … had 80 tackles, four forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown as a senior … participated in the 2013 Private vs. Public Game in Miami.
Personal: Given name is Leroy Eugene Clark ... born Jan. 30, 1995 ... majoring in sociology ... enjoys fishing.