Ohio State graduate transfer wide receiver James Clark has committed to Virginia Tech. The rising redshirt-senior has one year of eligibility remaining. The news was first reported by 247Sports.
Clark caught six passes for 47 yards for the Buckeyes last season. He also played special teams, and was on the field in Lane Stadium when Ohio State beat the Hokies in 2015. Injuries interrupted his first two seasons in Columbus.
At 5-foot-10, 186-pounds, Clark is projected to play slot receiver at Virginia Tech. He’s the latest example, along with true freshmen Kalil Pimpleton and Sean Savoy, of Justin Fuente and his staff trying to add more speed on the offensive side of the ball.
Clarke was a unanimous 4-star recruit coming out of New Smyrna Beach High School in Florida. 247Sports rated him as the No. 174 overall recruit in the country. As you can see from his Hudl highlights below, speed and acceleration are the strengths of his game.