Sophomore linebacker recognized as a scholar-athlete
Post-Practice: LB Clyde Newton (Aug. 14, 2014)
Clyde Newton, Marcus Oliver & T.J. Simmons - Spring Practice 4/11/14
2014 (Sophomore): Played in all 12 games ... finished with 16 tackles ... made four solo stops in the North Texas win.
2013 Honors: BTN.com honorable mention All-Big Ten Freshman team.
2013 (Freshman): Started the final four games and played in all 12 at weak-side linebacker ... made 32 tackles, 19 solo, with a half-sack and one tackle for loss ... posted a team season-best 14 stops, seven solo, with the half-sack and TFL at No. 17 Wisconsin ... tallied 11 tackles, nine solo, in the Illinois win ... recorded game-high honors in both contests ... two-time IU defensive player of the week (Illinois and Wisconsin).
Prep/Personal: Linebacker and running back for head coach Binky Waldrop at Charlotte High School ... made 108 tackles, 74 solo, with two sacks, one interception and one forced fumble as a senior ... rushed for 1,938 yards with an 8.4 average and 23 touchdowns ... named the 7A District Player of the Year ... two-time all-district selection also recognized as the team’s most valuable player ... holds school records for most 200-yard games (seven) and most yards in a game (299) ... rushed for 1,033 yards and a 7.4 average as a junior ... team won four district championships ... four-year football letterwinner also earned letters in track, wrestling and weightlifting ... finished third at the 2013 state weightlifting finals ... mother is Barbara Ann Bryant ... brother, Leonard Bryant, played defensive back and lettered at IU from 2002-04 ... born on Sept. 20, 1993, Clyde Newton III is a criminal justice major.
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