|Date of birth||June 29, 1982|
|Place of birth||Thousand Oaks, California|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|NFL draft||2005 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Awards||2005 SBC Cotton Bowl Classic
Richard James Clausen (born June 29, 1982) is the current offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Calabasas High School. He is also a former American football player who played college football for Louisiana State University and University of Tennessee. During his two years at LSU (2001 Redshirt and 2002) he played in three games, starting the 2002 game against Ole Miss. At the end of the 2002 season, he transferred to Tennessee, where he walked on to the football team as a backup quarterback, sitting out the 2003 season under the NCAA transfer rules. His older brother, Casey, also played college football for Tennessee in 2000-2003 and is the head football coach at Calabasas High School. His youngest brother, Jimmy, formerly played quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens.
Before coming to Tennessee, Rick Clausen played for the LSU Tigers of Baton Rouge. Upon his return to Tiger stadium in 2005, this time in a Volunteer uniform, Clausen and the Vols down 21-0 at half triumphed to defeat LSU at home 30-27. Clausen went undrafted in the 2005 NFL Draft.
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