Danny Clark - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 13


  • height 6-2
  • Weight 230
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Columbus, Ohio
  • High school Archbishop Hoban

2017 – Freshman

  • Redshirt season
  • Graduated a semester early and enrolled at Kentucky in January of 2017

High School

  • Rated among the top 15 pro-style quarterbacks nationally in the 2017 class
  • Four-star recruit by ESPN and Scout
  • Ranked as the 26th best QB overall and No. 2 in the state of Ohio by Scout
  • A three-star prospect 247sports and Rivals
  • Four-year letter winner and starter who played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Massillon High School before transferring to Archbishop Hoban
  • Led the Knights to back-to-back Division III state titles
  • Coached by Tim Tyrrell at Hoban
  • Helped lead Hoban to a 14-1 record in 2015 with a Division III state title
  • Followed with another championship in 2016 by defeating Trotwood-Madison 30-0 in the finals
  • Completed 7-of-10 passes for 165 yards and two touchdowns, and also ran for a 34-yard score in the title game
  • Finished his senior season 117-of-213 passing for 2,122 yards and 15 TDs
  • Named second-team MaxPreps/JJHuddle All-Ohio and was an All-League selection
  • Elected captain at Hoban as a junior and senior
  • Became the first freshman to start a varsity game at Massillon
  • Picked UK over Ohio State, Georgia, Alabama, Miami and Florida State


  • Born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Son of Jeff and Tiffany Clark
  • Major is undecided
  • Left-handed


Danny Says
  • His nickname is “Prototype”
  • He chose Kentucky because he wants to be a part of something great
  • One word to describe him on the field is “General”
  • Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to work on custom muscle cars
  • His pregame routine is to listen to Johnny Cash
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