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Player Bio: Clarence Farmer :: Football

  Clarence Farmer
Clarence Farmer
Player Profile

Houston, Texas

High School:
Booker T. Washington

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 224




Arizona: 2L... Enters 2002 fall drills as the starter at halfback... Regarded as one of the best players nationally at his position... Played in all 11 games and started nine in 2001 and was the Pac-10 Conference’s rushing leader with 1,229 total yards and 5.9 yards per carry... Second in the Pac-10 with 111.7 yards per game... Rushing total of 1,229 was 21st in the nation and ranks as the fourth-highest total in UA history... First-team All-Pac-10 selection... Rushed 209 times, had 10 touchdowns, a season-long 78-yard run and averaged 111.7 rushing yards per game... Has nine career 100-yard games and had six in 2001... Has 15 career touchdowns and has averaged 24.3 on those scoring runs... Led the team with 1,271 all-purpose yards (115.5 yards per game)... Became Arizona’s 11th single-season 1,000-yard rusher in the Stanford game... Named the team’s MVP and Most Valuable Offensive Player... Had a season-high 32 carries for 158 yards and a 20-yard touchdown run at Arizona State... Finished with 141 yards, 12 carries and three touchdowns, including a season-best 66-yard TD run and a 43-yard scoring catch, versus Stanford... Tallied a single-game best of 165 yards on 27 carries and a 65-yard touchdown run at California... Picked up 78 tough yards against USC and scored a touchdown on a 22-yard run... Ended the Washington game with 147 yards on 21 carries and rushed 16 yards for a touchdown... Rushed 15 times for 158 yards against Oregon... Had 84 yards on 16 carries against Washington State and added a 31-yard touchdown run... Ended the Idaho game with 18 carries, 118 yards and added two touchdowns off 7-yard and 1-yard runs... Opened his sophomore season with 90 yards (21 carries) and a 12-yard TD run at San Diego State... Earned first-team Freshman All-America honors from The Sporting News in 2000 and was named to the True Freshman All-America team by Played in 10 games and started five... Became UA’s all-time freshman leader with 666 yards (138 carries) and a 66.6 per-game average... Averaged 4.8 yards per carry and had five touchdowns... Caught six passes for 25 yards... Farmer and Ontiwaun Carter are the only true freshmen in Arizona history to have three 100-yard games in a season... Had 100-yard games against Stanford, USC and UCLA... Had 82 yards on 11 carries against Arizona State and added a 44-yard run that helped set up an Arizona touchdown in the third quarter... Tallied 61 yards on nine carries against Oregon State, and a 35-yard run set up a Sean Keel field goal in the third quarter... Saw limited action in the Washington and Washington State games... Ended the UCLA game with 107 yards on a season-high 33 carries and had two touchdowns... Picked up 51 tough yards against the Cougars and scored a touchdown on a 1-yard run in the opening minute of the fourth quarter... In his first career start, racked up 134 yards on 22 carries and had an 80-yard touchdown run, Arizona’s longest offensive play of the season, at USC... Had 116 yards on 18 carries, including a 50-yard run, giving him his first three-digit day at Stanford... Scored a touchdown on a 3-yard run to open the second quarter against the Cardinal... In his first action of the season against San Diego State, had 95 yards on 13 carries, an average of 7.3 yards per touch... One of the most sought after running backs to come out of Texas in 2000... Farmer has size and speed, and with the ability to run over and away from defenders, he gains plenty of his yards after contact...

High School: Booker T. Washington High School, Houston, Texas, 2000... Rushed for 1,100 yards and 23 touchdowns during the 1999 season... Earned four varsity football letters for coach Joel North... Also earned eight additional letters – one in basketball, four in baseball and three in track and field... Ranked in the top 10 in the state for football and No. 53 in the nation at running back... PrepStar all-region selection... Dallas Morning News State 100 selection... Named to the Houston Chronicle Super Texas list and Texas all-star charts... Rivals100 regional selection...