|High School:||Mt. Vernon|
2007: Played in 10 games...had a career-best two solo tackles at Drake...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll...2006: Saw action in nine games...named a 2006 Josten's Scholar-Athlete...2005: Played in five varsity contests...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll and the Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll...2004: Did not see varsity action in his initial season with the Bulldogs...named to the Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll...Personal: Secondary education major...born 5/26/86...son of Ken and Andrea Clarkson...High School: Two-way starter as a linebacker and running back at Mt. Vernon High School...earned all-county recognition on both offense and defense...recorded 160 tackles in 2003...averaged 11.0 yard per carry as a senior...named high school team's Defensive Player of the Year in 2003...helped Mt. Vernon to a pair of conference championships...earned three varsity football letters...High School Coach: Doug Peacock.