Illinois State adds two FBS transfers

Illinois State football coach Brock Spack announced Monday that former Ohio State defensive back Dominic Clarke and former Miami (Fla.) offensive lineman Jermaine Barton have transferred into the football program.

Clarke, a 5-foot-10, 190-pound native of Frederick, Md., will have two years of eligibility remaining. He played in 12 games for the Buckeyes in 2011, recording 12 tackles and three pass breakups. In his career at the Big Ten school, he played in 25 games and posted 26 tackles, four pass breakups and an interception.

The 6-7, 310-pound Barton, from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will have three years of eligibility remaining at ISU. He redshirted in his first season at Miami in 2010 and participated as a member of the scout team in 2011.

Illinois State is coming off a 7-4 season.