Sedric Clark

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Sedric Clark
No. 52, 55, 91
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1973-01-28) January 28, 1973 (age 46)
Missouri City, Texas
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: Willowridge (Houston, Texas)
College: Tulsa
NFL Draft: 1996  / Round: 7 / Pick: 220
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Sedric Clark (born January 28, 1973) [1] is a former professional American football linebacker who played in the National Football League, NFL Europe and the XFL. In his five-year pro career he played for the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL, the Frankfurt Galaxy and Berlin Thunder of NFL Europe, and the Orlando Rage of the XFL. Clark played college football at the University of Tulsa.

American football Team field sport

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Professional career

Oakland Raiders

Clark was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round (220th overall) of the 1996 NFL Draft.

Oakland Raiders National Football League franchise in Oakland, California

The Oakland Raiders are a professional American football franchise based in Oakland, California. The Raiders compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league's American Football Conference (AFC) West division. Founded on January 30, 1960, they played their first regular season game on September 11, 1960, as a charter member of the American Football League (AFL) which merged with the NFL in 1970.

1996 NFL Draft

The 1996 NFL draft was the procedure by which National Football League teams selected amateur college football players. It is officially known as the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting. The draft was held April 20–21, 1996, at the Paramount Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. No teams chose to claim any players in the supplemental draft that year.

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References

  1. "NFL All-Time Players". NFL.com. Retrieved March 27, 2011.