Photos of Vanderbilt's game against Missouri on Oct. 5, 2013 at Vanderbilt Stadium.
2013 Made two solo tackles against Wake Forest... Had two solo tackles against Tennessee... Made two tackles in the Commodores win over Kentucky... Made seven tackles, including four solo tackles at Texas A&M and also broke up one pass... Had a season-high seven solo tackles and broke up one pass in the Commodores win over Georgia... Made four tackles against Missouri, including two solo tackles... Earned the start at CB against UAB and had one tackle... Started at UMass and registered one solo tackle... Picked off his first career pass at South Carolina, intercepting Dylan Thompson and returning it 69 yards to the one-yard line to set up a score for VU also made four tackles... Started at CB and made three solo stops in victory over Austin Peay... Made his first career start at CB making three tackles in season opener vs. Ole Miss.
2012 Clarke played in 10 games during the season, seeing action as a cornerback and kick returner... Finished the year with 10 solo tackles, 18 total tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss and a pass defended... Registered season-high five tackles in team's bowl victory... Contributed four total tackles in Vanderbilt's win at Kentucky.
2011 Contributed key role in the defensive secondary and on special teams... Played in all 13 games as reserve DB... Averaged 22 yards as kickoff returner... Ended season with career high of 18 total tackles... Shared team high with two fumble recoveries... Also added a sack, forced fumble and pass defended... Second recovery came in win over Kentucky... Had three tackles vs. Army and Tennessee.
2010 Talented freshman who displayed the versatility to play either defensive back or running back... Moved to RB during last two weeks of summer camp when injuries piled up in the offensive backfield... Coaches returned Clarke to secondary before the opener where he saw action in 11 games... Also aided Commodore coverage units... Ended season with 16 total tackles, including 10 solo stops, a quarterback sack, and a QB hurry... Posted career highs in solo tackles (4) and total tackles (8) in loss vs. South Carolina... QB sack and three tackles came one week later at Arkansas.
High School Captain as junior and senior... Two-year starter in secondary... As senior, earned honorable mention All-State and All-County honors as versatile DB/WR/RB... Helped Cobras to 6-6 record and second round of 5A state playoffs as senior, contributing 87 tackles, two QB sacks, four INTs, eight defensed passes and three forced fumbles... Rushed for 115 yards and three TDs and had one TD reception in limited offensive role... School captured three titles during Clarke's varsity career... Had impressive performance in postseason Dade vs. Broward All-Star Game, posting two INTs and three defensed passes... Ranks among south Florida's top sprinters, finishing fifth in 100-meter dash in Florida 5A state meet as senior... Ran 100-meter PR of 10.61 as senior.
Personal Steven Clarke... "Steve" or "Steve-O"... Son of Keith Clarke and Jascat Clarke... Born April 19, 1991... Native of Jamaica... Has brothers, Nicholas and Donte, and a sister, Stacy-Ann... Dad works in construction; Mom works as a nurse.