Another local product that will push for playing time in 2019 … Hard-hitting linebacker that saw action in 12 games – mainly on special teams – as a true freshman last year … Plays fast and can make tackles sideline to sideline … Extremely athletic with good ball skills … Also played tight end as well as throwing the javelin in high school … High school teammates with a pair of incoming LSU freshmen in running back Tyrion Davis-Price and offensive lineman Kardell Thomas.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Played in 12 games with no starts … Recorded one tackle, that coming in win over Southeastern Louisiana … Trained behind first-round draft pick Devin White at linebacker … Saw action mainly on special teams.
Hard-hitting linebacker that was part of two state title teams during his prep career ... Rated as a four-star prospect by 247Sports and Rivals ... Rated as the No. 7 player in the state of Louisiana and No. 18 inside linebacker nationally by Rivals ... Nominated to participate in the Army All-American Bowl Game ... Selected to participate in the 2017 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl ... Coached by former LSU quarterback Marcus Randall.
Parents are Katice and Damon Clark … Born June 28, 2000 … Majoring in general business … Originally from New Orleans, his family relocated to Baton Rouge when he was five years old due to Hurricane Katrina … Family was then impacted by the flood that devastated the Baton Rouge area in August of 2016.
Damone Clark’s Career Highs
Tackles: 1. vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 2018