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Steven Clark
Steven Clark

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Mo.

High School:
Park Hill

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 230

Position:
P

Major:
Exercise Science

2013 | Ray Guy Award semifinalist (one of 10) for third straight season ... AP All-SEC honorable mention ... ESPN, Scout all-bowl teams ... 42.6 average this season; 40.7 career punting average ... had only five punts returned this season in 56 attempts ... only 22 of 207 career punts have been returned (10.6%) for an average return of 5.4 yards ... third in Auburn career punts (207) and fourth in punt yards (8,423) ... only action against Western Carolina came at holder ... 58-yard punt vs. Florida State in the BCS title game was season long and tied career best ... two punts downed at the Alabama one in that victory ... all three kicks in SEC Championship were inside the MU 8 ... five of six punts in BCS title game were downed inside 20, four inside the 10 ... averaged 43.2 yards per punt against Florida State ... preseason second team All-SEC (SEC Caches, Athlon), third team (SEC media) ... May, 2013, graduate in exercise science ... Capital One CoSIDA second team Academic All-American ... NFF Postgraduate Scholarship/Campbell Trophy semifinalist ... one of 30 Senior CLASS Award candidates ... Bobby Bowden Award nominee ... second team preseason All-SEC (SEC Coaches, Athlon) ... third team preseason All-SEC (SEC media) ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... East-West Shrine Game ... NFL Combine invitee ... signed a free agent contract with the Denver Broncos

2012 | Voted A-Day spring game MVP on special teams ... 2012 Ray Guy Award semifinalist (one of 10) ... 39.8 season average, with 15 inside the 20 ... only five of 70 punts were returned ... six punts of 50+ yards for season ... long punt of 54 against LSU ... Ray Guy Award watch list after being one of three finalists for that award last season ... preseason all-SEC 2nd team (SEC coaches, SEC media, Athlon, Phil Steele) ... served as game captain for Vanderbilt ... Capital One/CoSIDA academic all-district ... SEC Honor Roll

2011 | Ray Guy Award Finalist, Auburn's first in school history ... Coaches' All-SEC First Team ... Pro Football Weekly First Team All-America ... Sports Illustrated Honorable Mention All-American ... just the third AU punter in school history to earn All-America honors, joining Lewis Colbert (1985) and Terry Daniel (1993) ... Phil Steele All-SEC Second Team ... SEC Special Teams Player of the Week (10/3) ... SEC Special Teams Player of the Week (10/17) ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... averaged 40.8 yards on 72 punts with 33 inside the 20 and 13 of 50 yards or longer ... 33 punts inside the 20 led the SEC and was third in FBS ... dropped nine punts inside the 10 ... punted four times for an average of 43.5 yards against Utah State, including a 48-yarder ... pinned one inside the 20-yard line ... punted six times for 274 yards against Mississippi State four a 45.7 yard average ... pinned four inside the 20 ... first Auburn punter since Kody Bliss vs. LSU in 2004 to have four punts inside the 20 yard line in SEC play ... two punts of 50+ yards vs. MSU, including career-long 58-yarder ... punted six times for an average of 41.3 at Clemson ... long punt of 51 yards ... pinned four punts at Clemson inside the 20 ... three punts with an average of 46.3 yards and a long of 51 yards against FAU ... against South Carolina earned SEC Special Teams Player of the Week honors punting seven times for an average of 37.9, including five punts inside the 20, all inside the 12-yard line, with two inside the 5-yard line ... played a key role in the Tigers' win vs. USC -- a game dictated by field position -- as five of his last six punts were inside the 20 ... after Clark punts, USC's averaging starting field position was the USC 16, as its possessions started at the 38, 4, 1, 11, 12 and 12 ... first AU punter with five punts inside the 20 since Jaret Holmes had five at Arkansas in 1997 ... career-high nine punts at Arkansas with six inside the 20 and three inside the 10 ... SEC Special Teams Player of the Week after punting nine times in win over Florida, including two punts that were muffed by UF returners and recovered by Auburn ... punted seven times for an average of 35.1 yards per punt with a long of 52 yards at LSU ... three punts downed inside the 20 against the Tigers ... punted five times for 205 yards (avg. 41.0) with a long of 48 at Georgia ... four punts with a long of 48 against Samford with three punts inside the 20 ... punted five times with a long of 54 yards against Alabama ... three punts for career-best average of 49.0 yards in Chick-fil-A Bowl win against Virginia

2010 | Appeared in five games and averaged 34.9 yards on nine punts ... saw first action of the season vs. Kentucky, punting twice for a 34.0 average ... punted twice vs. Arkansas for a 39.5 yard average ... against LSU, punted three times for a 37.3 yard average with one pinned inside the 20 ... also had a season-long punt of 42 yards ... against Ole Miss, punted one time for 36 yards, pinning Rebels inside 20-yard line ... punted one time vs. UTC for 19 yards

High School | High School Coach: Greg Reynolds ... No. 20-ranked placekicker by Rivals.com ... No. 4-rated kicker by ESPN.com/Scouts Inc. ... 2009 Class 5 First Team All-State selection at punter by the Missouri Football Coaches Association ... also played tight end and defensive end in high school ... averaged nearly 40 yards per punt as a junior

Personal | Birthday is July 20 ... son of Dianna Perry and Tom Clark ... Major: Exercise Science ... received bachelor's degree in May, 2013