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Derrick Clark
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Through 2001 Regular Season
Regular 94 395 4.2 19 7 12 109 9.1 38 0 0 0 0
Position: RB
Height: 6-1
Weight: 235
College: Evangel
DOB: 5-4-71

XFL: Acquired in the 4th round of Player Allocation and Selection System draft (29th overall) on October 28, 2000.

Other Pro Experience: Spent five seasons with Rhein Fire (1996-2000), where he ranks 2nd on all-time NFL-Europe list for career rushing yards (2,169)…21 total touchdowns also ranks 2nd on NFL-Europe’s all-time list; while 21 rushing touchdons is most in league history…missed entire 2000 season with injury…holds Rhein Fire single season record for most rushing yards (739 in 1998) and rushing touchdowns (9 in 1997)…holds single game Fire records for rushing touchdowns (3, twice, most recent in 1999), receptions (10 in 1996), and touchdowns (3, twice, most recent 1999)…led league in rushing in 1998, scoring six touchdowns on the ground…rushed for 69 yards and accounted for 94 all-purpose yards in ’98 World Bowl victory…led team in rushing (510 yards) in 1997…led team in rushing and was 4th in the league with 399 yards on 84 carries…began professional career with Denver Broncos (NFL) as an undrafred free agent in 1994…made team and played in all 16 regular seasons games, gaining four starts at fullback…scored four touchdowns during season.

College: Played two seasons at Garden City Community College (1989-90) where he lined up at running back, tight end and on special teams…rushed for 449 yards and 12 touchdowns as a sophomore…added 318 yards on 80 carries as a freshman…also threw for four touchdowns…named Jayhawk Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore…listed as one of top five Junior College players in the country by several recruiting services…transferred to Florida State University, where he worked his way up to third on the depth chart at safety…played three games in 1991, before injuring his shoulder…transferred to Evangel College (now Evangel University)…finished career with 35 school records in just two season, including career marks of 3,507 rushing yards, 40 rushing touchdowns and 6.9 yards per carry…topped 100-yard mark in rushing in 19 of 20 career games, including 16 consecutive games…topped 200-yard mark seven times, including career high 300-yard game (32 carries) vs. Missouri Valley College…had 8 runs of 50 or more yards at Evangel…had 226 yards on just 16 carries against Baker University (KS) as a senior…also had 17 receptions for 315 yards and four more touchdowns… was two-time NAIA II All-America selection to go with two All-Conference and two Conference Player of the Year awards…also played basketball (13.4 ppg and 7.2 rpg) and ran track at Evangel.

Miscellaneous: Native of Apopka, Florida…cousin of former FSU star and Miami Dolphin Sammie Smith…lists fishing and hunting as his hobbies…nicknamed “Showtime”…29-years-old…born May 4, 1971.

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