Dallas Clark: a.k.a. Austin Kent

April 14, 2011

Watch Dallas Prepare for Criminal Minds

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa All-American tight end Dallas Clark made a cameo appearance last evening on CBS’ hit television series “Criminal Minds.”

Clark, who turns 32 on June 12, has played eight seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, catching 393 passes for 44 touchdowns. In 2009, the Pro-Bowl selection had 100 receptions for 1,106 yards and 10 scores.

During the Criminal Minds episode, titled “The Stranger,” Clark plays Austin Kent, a police detective in San Diego.

Clark, a native of Bode, Iowa, graduated from Twin River Valley High School and starred for the Hawkeyes from 2000-02 before entering the NFL Draft and being selected by the Colts with the 24th pick of the first round. While playing for the Hawkeyes, Clark caught 81 passes for 1,281 yards and eight touchdowns.

To read a story by Jarrett Bell of USA Today, click HERE.

To read a story by Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.com, click HERE.