With the 186th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Baltimore Ravens select Chuck Clark, a safety from Virginia Tech.
Clark was a three year starter at Virginia Tech. In each of his three years as a starter, Clark had at least 50 tackles.
In fact, Clark’s number one trait is his tackling. Clark was very reliable on the back end, making sure no offensive player was able to get by him. It isn’t shown in his production, just two career interceptions, but Clark also has good ball skills. Clark had 20 passes defended over his career at Virginia Tech.
At the Combine, Clark ran the 40 in 4.54 seconds, had 16 reps on the bench press, a 34 inch vertical leap, a 122.0 inch broad jump, 6.85 second three cone drill, and 4.07 20 yard shuttle.
Clark doesn’t possess elite size, as he is just 6’0”. However, the Ravens liked the talent that he has shown on the field. Clark will provide depth to the Ravens secondary, as well as be developed, and, possibly, become the heir to Eric Weddle.
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