Def. Tackle, 6-2, 292
Powder Springs, Georgia
Enters fall practice with an opportunity for significant playing
time at defensive tackle. A solid run stopper, Clay should
play an important role for the Commodores either at the open
DT position and as a leading interior line reserve. Needs
to enter fall with solid off-season conditioning program.
Played in nine games... Used primarily on special teams, though
did see limited action in reserve DT role... Member of goal-line
unit... Credited with two tackles.
Named first team All-Cobb County, second team All-State as
a senior... Started at DE and DT as junior and senior... Two-time
All-Region.... Team went 26-2 in final two varsity years...
Team appeared in state finals as junior... Had 89 tackles,
seven sacks and four fumble recoveries as senior... Also wrestled
and threw the shot put... Graduated with 3.3 GPA, member of
Working toward degree in secondary education in the Peabody
Son of Curtis Clay and Ms. Jerry D. Sims... Born January 10,
1982... Raised by mom, an IRS tax examiner... Prep teammate
of Vanderbilt TB Norval McKenzie and Georgia Tech QB A.J.
Suggs... Enjoys cards, watching movies and talking on the
telephone... Tutors kids at two Nashville homeless shelters,
Family Life and Safe Haven.