American Football Database
Delroy Clarke
No. 24     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-12-29) December 29, 1982 (age 39)
Place of birth: Kingston, Jamaica
Career information
Debuted in 2008 for the Toronto Argonauts
Career history
Roster status: Injured List
Career highlights and awards

Delroy Clarke (born December 29, 1982) is a Canadian football cornerback for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2008 CFL Draft by the Argonauts. He played CIS Football for the Ottawa Gee-Gees.

Early years

Clarke was born in Kingston, Jamaica, moved to Scarborough in the city of Toronto, Ontario, as a teenager, and attended West Hill Collegiate Institute for grades 10, 11, and 12. He was an all-around athlete in school, playing varsity soccer, rugby, and track and field for West Hill. He first played football in the twelfth grade, after a serious leg injury cost him a soccer United States college athletics scholarship. Upset and not wanting to play soccer anymore, friends convinced him to try football. In his only year of high school football, he made enough of an impact to earn United States Division II scholarship offers but opted to stay in Canada and play for the University of Ottawa.[1]

Clarke was drafted in the fourth round of the 2008 CFL Draft by the Toronto Argonauts.


  1. Nelson, Norm (2009-08-11). "Cornerback didn't play football until Grade 12". Toronto Community News. Retrieved 2009-08-19.

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