CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Is 393-4,535, 44 TDs for career and holds Colts career TE marks in receptions and TDs, while ranking second in yards (5,126, John Mackey) and 100+ games (8, Mackey; 7, Clark)…owns Colts TE seasonal records in receptions (100, 2009), yards (1,106, 2009) and TDs (11, 2007), surpassing Mackey's seasonal marks (55 receptions, 1967; 829 yards, 1966; 9 TDs, 1966)…was 100-1,106, 10 TDs in 2009…became 2nd TE in NFL history to record 100+ receptions (102, Tony Gonzalez, 2004)…became 1st TE in franchise history and 15th TE in NFL history to record 1,000+ receiving yards in a season, and it marked 26th 1,000+-yard season by TE in NFL history…joined Gonzalez and Todd Christensen as only NFL TEs with 90+ receptions, 1,000+ yards and 10+ TDs in one season…
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Is 393-4,535, 44 TDs for career and holds Colts career TE marks in receptions and TDs, while ranking second in yards (5,126, John Mackey) and 100+ games (8, Mackey; 7, Clark)…owns Colts TE seasonal records in receptions (100, 2009), yards (1,106, 2009) and TDs (11, 2007), surpassing Mackey's seasonal marks (55 receptions, 1967; 829 yards, 1966; 9 TDs, 1966)…was 100-1,106, 10 TDs in 2009…became 2nd TE in NFL history to record 100+ receptions (102, Tony Gonzalez, 2004)…became 1st TE in franchise history and 15th TE in NFL history to record 1,000+ receiving yards in a season, and it marked 26th 1,000+-yard season by TE in NFL history…joined Gonzalez and Todd Christensen as only NFL TEs with 90+ receptions, 1,000+ yards and 10+ TDs in one season…has three career 10+-reception games, and became first Colts TE with 10+ receptions in single game with 12 vs. Detroit 12/14/08…bested own mark with 14-119 vs. Houston 11/8/09…14 receptions tied then-club record (14, Marvin Harrison) and was 3rd-highest reception total by TE in NFL history (15, Kellen Winslow, 1984; 15, Jason Witten, 2007)…has paired with QB-Peyton Manning on 44 TD passes, most among active QB-TE tandems and 2nd all-time (45, Drew Bledsoe-Ben Coates; 43, Sonny Jurgensen-Jerry Smith; 42, Philip Rivers-Antonio Gates; 41, John Elway-Shannon Sharpe; 41, Dan Fouts-Kellen Winslow)…had TD reception in five consecutive games (G2-6) in 2007, tying second-longest streak in club history (7, WR-Raymond Berry, 1959-60)…owns NFL career post-season marks by TE in receptions (64) and yards (847).
2010: Started first six games at TE before being placed on injured reserved 10/25…was 37-347, 3 TDs receiving…was 11-80, 1 TD at Houston 9/12 and 5-83, 1 TD vs. NYG 9/19…50t reception was 43rd TD connection with QB-Peyton Manning, tying them for 2nd-most TDs by NFL QB-TE duo…was 7-68, 1 TD at Jacksonville 10/3…7t reception was 44th TD connection with Manning, the 2nd-most TDs by NFL QB-TE duo (45, Drew Bledsoe-Ben Coates)…was 6-52 at Washington 10/17.
2009: Started 16 games at TE…was 100-1,106, 10 TDs receiving and 2-11 rushing to earn first career Pro Bowl selection…led all NFL TEs with 100 receptions and finished second in yards (1,106) and third in TDs (10)…became second TE in NFL history to have 100+ receptions in single season (102, Tony Gonzalez, 2004)…has a reception in 58 consecutive games…receptions and yardage totals bested own franchise records, and was 2nd career 10+-TD season…was 7-183, 1 TD receiving at Miami 9/21…183 yards marked career-high, franchise record by TE and 4th-most receiving yards by TE since 1970 NFL Merger (214, Shannon Sharpe, 2002; 204, Rich Caster, 1972; 191, Ozzie Newsome, 1984)…80t reception on first play of game tied career-long…was sixth career 100+ game…was 8-99 receiving vs. San Francisco 11/1 and 14-119 receiving vs. Houston 11/8…14 receptions tied WR-Marvin Harrison’s club record for single-game receptions…was third-highest reception total by TE in NFL history (15, Kellen Winslow, 1984; 15, Jason Witten, 2007)…was seventh career 100+-yard receiving game…passed Jim Mutscheller (3,684) for second in franchise career receiving yards by TE…was named AFC Offensive Player-of-the-Week for performance…was 1-3, 1 TD receiving at Baltimore 11/22…surpassed John Mackey (320) for most career receptions by TE in franchise history…was 9-63, 1 TD receiving at Houston 11/29…passed Marcus Pollard (35) for third-most TD receptions by Colts TE…was 3-25 receiving vs. Tennessee 12/6…surpassed own franchise mark (848) for receiving yards by TE in single season…was 5-43, 3 TDs receiving vs. Denver 12/13…with first reception of game surpassed own club TE mark for seasonal receptions…tied franchise record with 3 TD receptions in game…marked sixth multiple-TD game and first 3+-TD game of career…was 7-95, 2 TDs receiving at Jacksonville…marked seventh multiple-TD game of career…passed Mutscheller (40) for career touchdown receptions by Colts TE…became only second TE in franchise history to exceed 4,000 career receiving yards (5,126, John Mackey)…was 4-57 receiving vs. NYJ 12/27…became 1st TE in franchise history and 15th TE in NFL history to record 1,000+ receiving yards in a season…was 7-52 receiving at Buffalo 1/3 to reach 100 seasonal receptions…also received Colts Man-of-the-Year award. POST-SEASON: Started three games at TE...was 18-180, 1 TD receiving…was 7-59 receiving vs. Baltimore 1/16 in Divisional Playoffs …moved into 4th place in career post-season receptions by TE with 53, surpassing Keith Jackson (51)…was 4-35, 1 TD receiving vs. NYJ 1/24 in AFC Championship Game…moved into 3rd place in career post-season receiving yards by TE with 760, surpassing Brent Jones (740)…moved into T5th place in career post-season TD receptions by TE with 4…was 7-86 receiving vs. New Orleans 2/7 in Super Bowl XLIV…set NFL mark for career post-season receiving yards by TE (847), surpassing Keith Jackson (834) and Shannon Sharpe (814)…also set NFL record for career post-season receptions by TE (64), surpassing Jay Novacek (62), Shannon Sharpe (62) and Brent Jones (60).
2008: Started 15 games at TE…was inactive at Minnesota 9/14…was 77-848, 6 TDs receiving…reception and yardage totals set new single-season franchise records for TE…had reception in 15 games and 14 multiple-reception games…was 5-81 at Houston 10/5 and 8-81 at Green Bay 10/19…at time, reception total was career-high…was 7-94, 2 TDs at Tennessee 10/27…was fifth career multiple-TD game…was 4-63 vs. New England 11/2 and was 3-24, 1 TD at Pittsburgh 11/9…was 6-30 at San Diego 11/23 and 4-29, 1 TD vs. Cincinnati 12/7…was 12-142, 1 TD vs. Detroit 12/14…receptions and yardage totals set single-game career highs…became first Colts TE with 10+-reception game…was fourth career 100+ game and broke own franchise record for seasonal receptions by TE (58, 2007)…was 8-105, 1 TD at Jacksonville 12/18 for fifth career 100+ game…was 6-59 vs. Tennessee 12/28…set seasonal franchise record for receiving yards by TE (John Mackey, 829, 1966)…was 30-335, 3 TDs in December…reception total ranked second in NFL during month…career totals (256-3,082, 31 TDs) rank among top Colts TEs…has receptions in 78 of 82 career outings, including multiple receptions in 62 outings…has 42-game reception streak. POST-SEASON: Started at TE in Wild Card Playoffs at San Diego 1/3 and was 7-33 receiving.
2006: Started 12 games and missed games 12-15 with knee injury…was 30-367, 4 TDs receiving…had nine multiple-reception games…was 3-39, 1 TD at NYG 9/10…was 1-30, 1 TD vs. Jacksonville 9/24…was 2-41, 1 TD vs. Washington 10/22…was 6-68 at Denver 10/29 to mark seasonal-bests in receptions and yards…had 4t for lone reception at Dallas 11/19…suffered knee injury vs. Philadelphia 11/26 and missed next four games…was 4-56 in return vs. Miami 12/31. POST-SEASON: Started four games and was 21-317 receiving…led team in reception yardage and was second in receptions...yardage total was best single-season playoff total by TE since 1970 NFL Merger, while only one TE in NFL history had more receptions in single post-season (22, Dan Ross, Cincinnati, 1981)...was 9-103 vs. Kansas City 1/6 in Wild Card Playoffs…nine receptions marked 3rd-highest reception total (12, Raymond Berry at NYG 12/28/58; 10, Reggie Wayne vs. Denver 1/9/05) in club playoff history…was 2-41 in Divisional Playoffs at Baltimore 1/13…was 6-137, including 52-yard catch, vs. New England in AFC Championship Game 1/21…was 11th 100+ game in franchise playoff history, his third, best among Colts TEs in post-season outings…was 4-36 in Super Bowl XLI vs. Chicago 2/4.
2005: Started 14 of 15 games at TE…was inactive 9/11 at Baltimore and did not start 9/18 vs. Jacksonville…was 37-488, 4 TDs receiving…receptions and yardage totals set career highs…had receptions in 14 consecutive games, missing 1/1 vs. Arizona…had multiple receptions in 12 games…was 4-47 at Tennessee 10/2 and 3-51, 1 TD (31t) at Houston 10/23…was 6-125, 1 TD (21t) at Cincinnati 11/20, including 56-yard reception…receptions and yardage total set single-game career-bests, while it marked third career 100+ game, surpassing Marcus Pollard and Tom Mitchell for fifth all-time among Colts TEs with multiple 100+ games…was 3-45, 1 TD (1t) vs. San Diego 12/18…has receptions in 36 of 40 career outings, including multiple receptions in 27 outings. POST-SEASON: Started 1/15 vs. Pittsburgh and was 4-84, 1 TD (50t) receiving.
2004: Started 13 of 15 games at TE…was inactive 12/5 vs. Tennessee with calf injury…did not start 9/19 at Tennessee and 12/12 at Houston…was 25-423, 5 TDs receiving…had receptions in 12 of 15 outings and in final eleven appearances…had seven multiple-reception games, including string of five straight in games six through 10…was 1-64 at New England 9/9…failed to record reception in next three games…was 1-4, 1 TD vs. Oakland 10/10…was 3-36, 1 TD (17t) vs. Jacksonville 10/24, 3-88 at Kansas City 10/31 and 3-38, 1 TD (4t) vs. Minnesota 11/8…recorded career-best performance with 3-102, 2 TDs (1t, 80t) vs. Houston 11/14…marked first multiple-TD game of career, while 80t was career long and 102 reception yards were career-best…80t reception was 4th-longest in franchise history by a TE (89t, John Mackey at LA Rams 10/30/66; 86t, Marcus Pollard at New Orleans 11/18/01; 83t, Mackey at Minnesota 9/18/66)…was 3-19 at Chicago 11/21, 2-26 vs. Houston 12/5 and 3-23 vs. San Diego 12/26 for other multiple-reception games. POST-SEASON: Started 1/9 vs. Denver and 1/16 at New England and was 8-138, 1 TD receiving…was 6-112, 1 TD (19t) vs. Denver…was 2-26 at New England.
2003: Started 10 of first 12 games at TE before broken leg 11/30 vs. New England ended season…was inactive 10/26 vs. Houston, 11/2 at Miami and in final four outings…was 29-340, 1 TD receiving…had receptions in every outing, with eight multiple-reception games…was 5-100 vs. NYJ 11/16 to join Jim Mutscheller, Mackey, Raymond Chester, Ken Dilger, Mitchell and Pollard as Colts TEs with 100+ outings, while joining Dilger and Mackey as only Colts rookies to accomplish feat…was 4-63 vs. Tennessee 9/14, 4-16 vs. Jacksonville 9/21 and 5-23 at Tampa Bay 10/6 for other top reception games…was 2-31 vs. Carolina 10/12, 2-43 at Jacksonville 11/9 and 2-18 vs. New England…was 1-11, 1 TD at New Orleans 9/28 for first career score. POST-SEASON: Was inactive 1/4 vs. Denver, 1/11 at Kansas City and 1/18 at New England.
2003: Football Digest NFL All-Rookie Team. 2008: Sports Illustrated NFL All-Pro Team. 2009: Pro Bowl Starter…Associated Press NFL All-Pro First-Team…NFL Alumni Tight End-of-the-Year…The Sporting News NFL All-Pro Team…PFW/PFWA and Sports Illustrated All-NFL Team…PFW/PFWA All-AFC Team…AFC Offensive Player-of-the-Week (11/8 vs. Houston).
Three-year player who started 23 games over final two seasons at TE…was reserve OLB as freshman…was 81-1,281, 8 TDs receiving for career…started 13 games as junior and was 43-742, 4 TDs receiving…was 5-67 vs. Utah State and 4-88 at Penn State…was 3-116, 2 TDs (7t, 95t) vs. Purdue…95t snare tied for longest reception in school history (WR-Quinn Early, 1987)…was 5-82 at Indiana, 5-68 at Michigan and 5-97, 1 TD (23t) vs. Wisconsin…was 3-45, 1 TD (28t) vs. Northwestern…was 4-97 in Orange Bowl against Southern Cal…was consensus All-America and All-Big Ten first-team choice…won Mackey Award given to nation’s top TE…started 10 of 12 games as sophomore and was 38-539, 4 TDs receiving…had five tackles on special teams…was 4-74, 2 TDs (18t, 32t) vs. Miami (Ohio)…was 7-116 vs. Penn State and recovered late onside kick to preserve win…was 4-55 vs. Indiana…had 5t reception vs. Michigan and 15t reception (4-96) vs. Minnesota…was 4-30 in Alamo Bowl against Texas Tech…was All-Big Ten honorable mention…saw action at LB and on special teams as freshman…had six tackles, three solo…did not see action in 1999 after being walk-on during spring.
Full name is Dallas Dean Clark…born in Sioux Falls, S.D....attended Twin River Valley High School…had 160 tackles as senior and 140 stops as junior…was Second-Team all-state LB as senior and honorable mention all-state as junior…was team captain as senior and was MVP in final two seasons…earned four letters in football, basketball and track and five letters in baseball...received Colts Man-of-the-Year award in 2009...formed Dallas Clark Foundation, which raises money for college scholarships for high school seniors attending college...hosts annual Make-A-Wish fundraiser, which has raised over $500,000 the last three years...Clark and his wife, Karen, reside with their son, Dane, in Livermore, Iowa.