2017 NFL Draft

Michael Clay, OLB

School: Oregon  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: San Jose, CA
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 230 lbs.
Projected Ranking
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05/03/2013 - Dolphins Sign 19 Undrafted College Free Agents...LB - MICHAEL CLAY (5-11, 230, 8/30/91, Oregon): Appeared in 49 career games ... Recorded 277 tackles (156 solo), 21 tackles for a loss, seven sacks, eight passes defensed, three forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries. - MiamiDolphins.com

04/17/2013 - 2013 NFL DRAFT: 124 FBS PROGRAMS, 124 POSSIBLE UNDRAFTED ROOKIE FREE AGENTS: OREGON: OLB Michael Clay (5-11, 230, 4.73)...Although he doesn't have the size or speed that scouts look for at the position, Clay plays faster and bigger than the numbers with an active, energetic style to make plays all over the field. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com

03/15/2013 - 2013 Oregon Pro Day: Clay was not invited to the combine in large part due to his lack of height. The 5-11 (and 3/8), 230-pounder has excellent instincts and showed at least enough athleticism to warrant late-round consideration by clocking in the mid to high 4.7s in the 40-yard dash and showing great fluidity during positional drills.

Among the teams present at the workout were the Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers, Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. - Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com

11/27/2012 - 2012 ALL-PAC-12 SECOND-TEAM: LB Michael Clay, Sr., Oregon...has been selected Second Team All-Pac-12 for the 2012 college football season. - Oregon football

11/18/2012 - LB Michael Clay had a career-high 20 tackles against Stanford, including 10 solo. He leads Oregon with 82 tackles despite missing one game due to injury. His previous high was 13 tackles in last year's Rose Bowl win over Wisconsin.

10/18/2012 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: LB Michael Clay hopes to return for the Ducks after missing the Washington game. Clay, who ranks second on the team with 33 tackles, was injured in a victory over Washington State. - The Sports Xchange

09/30/2012 - LB Michael Clay, the Pac-12 defensive player of the week last week, had eight tackles against WSU before suffering an injury late in the first half. He did not return to play in the second half.

09/24/2012 - WEEK 4 NCAA NATIONAL FBS DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Oregon shut out Arizona for the first time since 1964, stopping what looked to be a potent offense as the Ducks cruised to the 49-0 victory. Michael Clay played a huge role in the blanking as he piled up 13 tackles, including 10 solo stops. Clay also added a pair of tackles for loss including a sack and forced a fumble. He wasn't alone, however, as Ifo Ekpre-Olomu deserves recognition as well as he picked up two of the Ducks' four interceptions and returned one 54 yards for a touchdown. - NCAA.com

09/24/2012 - WEEK 4 PAC-12 DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Oregon LB Jordan Clay, a senior from San Jose, Calif., posted 13 total tackles (10 solo), including two tackles for loss and a sack, and forced a fumble in a 49-0 victory over No. 22 Arizona. He was instrumental in limiting a potent Arizona offense to just 332 yards of total offense (the Wildcats had averaged 604.7 yards of total offense in their three previous games) and just 89 yards on the ground as the Ducks notched their first shutout since 2003. Also nominated on defense were defensive back Chris Young of Arizona State, defensive ends Scott Crichton of Oregon State and Morgan Breslin of USC and linebackers Jon Major of Colorado and Anthony Barr of UCLA. - Pac-12 football

07/19/2012 - 2012 ROTARY LOMBARDI AWARD PRESEASON WATCH LIST: Michael Clay, LB, Oregon, has been selected to the Preseason Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List for the 2012 college football season, presented the nation's top college lineman or linebacker each year by The Rotary Club of Houston. - The Rotary Club of Houston


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