Anchor on Texas Tech’s offensive line ... one of five team captains ... started in all 51 games of his career ... part of a Texas Tech offensive line that has allowed just 27 sacks ... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... made his way onto the stat sheet at Kansas as he found the endzone on a two-point conversion ... did so again in the Oklahoma State game, catching a batted Mahomes pass and rumbling eight yards ... AWARDS AND HONORS ... CBS Sports second team All-American ... named a first team All-Big 12 performer by the conference coaches as well as ESPN, the Associated Press, San Antonio Express-News and Waco Tribune ... ESPN midseason All-Big 12 selection ...
preseason candidate for the Outland Trophy and Lombardi Award ... named a preseason All-American by several publications ... named to the All-Big 12 preseason team as well.
All-Big 12 (1st Team)... AP All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Preseason USA Today Second Team All-America... Preseason All-Big 12... Lombardi Award Watch List... Outland Trophy Watch List... started and played in 12 games at left tackle... paved the way for Tech's first 1,000-yard rusher (DeAndre Washington) since 1998... team rushed for 1,836 yards -- the most since 1998 (2,219)... offensive line allowed just 13 sacks... completed season with 38 consecutive starts, which dates back to start of career in 2012.
ESPN Big 12 All-Bowl Team... started and played in all 13 games at left tackle... All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... AP All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Big 12 Broadcasters All-Conference (2nd Team)... San Antonio Express-News All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Athlon All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Midseason FOX Sports All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Midseason San Antonio Express-News All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Preseason All-Big 12 (Media)... Lombardi Award Watch List (Top Lineman or Linebacker)... Outland Trophy Watch List (Top Interior Lineman)... Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Preseason Athlon All-Big 12 (1st Team)... dominated on the offensive line during the Red Raiders 37-23 upset over No. 14 Arizona State (12/30) in the National University Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium while shutting down the Sun Devils and holding them without a sack.
Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America (1st Team)... Scout.com Freshman All-America (2nd Team)... All-Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year (Honorable Mention)... Academic All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... ESPN All-Big 12 Freshman Team (1st Team)... Dallas Morning News All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... Phil Steele All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... Phil Steele All-Big 12 Freshman Team (2nd Team)... started and played in 13 games at right guard... part of the offensive line that helped pave the way for the Red Raider running backs that rushed for 1,674 yards during the regular season (12 games) -- the most by Texas Tech since 1998 (2,219).
2011 Redshirt season.... Scout team member... did not play.
Rockdale High School in Rockdale, Texas... four-star prospect by Scout ... three-star by Rivals and ESPN.com ... PrepStar All-Midlands team ... No. 24 on Superprep Texas 120 ... No. 37 Superprep All-America Offensive Lineman ... earned District 23-3A honors on both the offensive and defensive lines his junior and senior years ... earned All-State honors as a senior... helped lead high school to four consecutive trips to the state playoffs... named Under Armour All-American... High School Coach: Jeff Miller.
Le'Raven Clark... born in Bryan, Texas... son of Melvin Clark and Angelena Alcorn... has six siblings, including five sisters, La'Taira, La'Keshia, Crystal, Cheri and Rachel, and one older brother, Omar... has six relatives who have played sports either in college or professionally... enjoys fishing, hunting and video games... general studies major at Texas Tech.