Clark All In With Bruins

Kenneth Clark

The Rialto (Calif.) Carter four-star defensive lineman, Kenneth Clark, is solid with UCLA...

One of UCLA's most high-profile, and most needed commits in the 2013 class is Rialto (Calif.) Carter defensive tackle Kenneth Clark.

The 6-2, 300-pound four-star committed to the Bruins in June, over offers from schools like Miami, Oregon, Washington and Cal.

And while schools are still recruiting him, Clark said he remains solid with the Beuins.

"I'm solid to UCLA," said Clark. "UCLA is the only school I'm going to visit officially. I might do it for the USC game, or after the season, but I'm definitely going to the USC game."

Clark won't be at Saturday's game, one of the few games he'll miss this year, with Carter's homecoming on Saturday night.

Preceding that is a game against Arroyo Valley, where Clark is hoping to put the stamp on a perfect regular season.

"We're 9-0 and ranked second in CIF and we have our homecoming game on Friday and we want to win and be undefeated for the playoffs," said Carter. "We're trying to win a championship this year."

But Clark has been impressed with what he's seen from the Bruins this season.

"It's been great watching the team," said Clark. "I could see they're getting better from last year and I already see throughout the coaching staff just how the players believe in the coaching system. I can see the players believing already and I'm real cool with a lot of them."

Clark talks to a few of the Bruin commits, primarily from the Inland Empire.

"I talk to Craig Lee (from Redlands) a lot and I speak to Poasi Moala (from Rancho Verde)," said Clark. "I like this class so far."

He also talks regularly with the Bruin coaching staff.

"I talk to Coach (Demetrice) Martin a lot, because he recruits my region, but I also talk with Coach (Angus) McClure, because he's my positional coach," said Clark. "I also talk to Coach (Lou) Spanos a lot. I'm pretty excited about those guys. I love the intensity of Coach Spanos with the defense and the way Coach McClure coaches the D-Line."

Where Clark plays specifically on the defensive line has yet to be determined, but he's been watching the way they use their defensive linemen in the 3-4.

"They said they'd put me some at nose and defensive tackle but it could also be somewhere at defensive end," said Clark. "I could play both or just have me at nose guard. I've been watching Cassius (Marsh) and he's doing really good there."

Clark said that aside from constant communication with UCLA, Cal, Nebraska and Washington continue to recruit him.

"But I'm not taking any visits," said Clark. "Just to UCLA. That's where I want to be."

On the year, Clark has 50 tackles, seven sacks, two quarterback hurries and two forced fumbles. Carter has had several blowouts, allowing Clark to play into the second half only a handful of time.

"I don't care about my stats, as long as we're winning," said Clark.

Brandon is in his eighth year with FOX Sports NEXT, currently as a National Recruiting Analyst and West Regional Manager. Prior to joining the FOX Sports NEXT Recruiting Team, he was a team recruiting writer.  He's been covering recruiting for the FOX Sports NEXT network since 2003.
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