Bernard Clark leaving Albany for head job at Robert Morris

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Bernard Clark, associate head coach and defensive coordinator for the University at Albany, has been hired as head coach at Robert Morris.

Clark will be introduced as the Northeast Conference school’s third coach at a news conference Wednesday, Albany announced. He was with the Great Danes for four seasons.

Clark oversaw one of the top defenses in the Football Championship Subdivision this past season. Albany finished ranked No. 9 defensively, allowing just 282.1 yards per game.

As a player, Clark won two national championships at Miami and was the 1987 Orange Bowl MVP. He played three seasons in the NFL and two in the AFL before turning to coaching. He also has coached at James Madison, Liberty, Florida International, South Florida, Hampton, Pittsburgh and Colorado State.

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