John Clay

Football Player

John Clay was born in Racine, Wisconsin, United States on January 4th, 1988 and is the Football Player. At the age of 36, John Clay biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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January 4, 1988
United States
Place of Birth
Racine, Wisconsin, United States
36 years old
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American Football Player
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John Clay Life

John Clay (born January 4, 1988) is a former American football running back.

He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2011.

He played college football for the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

In high school, he received numerous awards for his accomplishments on the field at Washington Park High School in Racine, Wisconsin, being named to the Racine County Sports Hall of Fame in 2018, and was one of the most heavily recruited players in the country.

Clay was ruled ineligible to play by the NCAA after not meeting Wisconsin admission requirements before being ruled eligible for the 2008 season.


John Clay Career

College career

Clay saw his first action on the field against the University of Akron, where he recorded 71 yards and his first collegiate touchdown on just 12 carries. With 884 yards on 155 passes and nine touchdowns, he finished second on the team and seventh in the Big Ten Conference.

Clay was ranked eighth in the country in 2009 with 1,517 rushing yards. His 18 running touchdowns also led the Big Ten and ranked seventh in the country. Clay was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year on November 23, 2009, the third Badgers' player to be so named Big Ten, alongside running backs Ron Dayne (1999) and Brent Moss (1993).

Clay was on the front page of Sports Illustrated's December 11, 2009 issue, which included the best sports images of 2009. The picture was taken during a Michigan game at Camp Randall Stadium.

Clay was on the preseason watch lists for the Doak Walker Award, the Walter Camp Award, and the Maxwell Award. He was selected as a Playboy All-American. Clay was sidelined by an MCL injury for the last three 2010 regular season games, jeopardizing his hopes at the Heisman. Clay was selected as one of three finalists for the 2010 Doak Walker Award, which is given annually to the country's top candidates. Kendall Hunter of Oklahoma State and LaMichael James of Oregon, the award's winner, were the other two finalists.

Clay finished with 1,012 rushing yards and 14 rushing touchdowns in the 2010 season.

Professional career

Clay said on January 7, 2011, he would forego his senior season to join the 2011 NFL Draft.

Clay was undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft.

Clay was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent on July 26, 2011. On September 2, 2011, he had resigned for final cuts but was recalled two days later to the practice squad. He was added to the team's active roster on December 23, 2011. On December 24, 2011, he scored his first touchdown on his first carry in the NFL, a 10-yard field goal.

Clay was waived/injured on August 14, 2012, but later reverted to injured reserve on August 16. On August 20, he was given an injury release and was released from the injured reserve.