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Charles Clay
9   Charles Clay

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Little Rock, Ark.

High School:
Central HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 235

Position:
Halfback

Experience:
3L


09/20/2008

Johnson Leads Tulsa to Victory in Home Opener (AP photos)

David Johnson threw for 469 yards and six touchdowns

Tulsa -- A three-year letterwinner and starter . . . has played in all 40 career games and has 30 starts . . . his 31 career touchdowns is eight shy of tying the school's all-time TD record set by Tarrion Adams (2005-08) . . . has 2,018 career receiving yards and 21 TDs . . . needs 136 receiving yards to move into 10th place on the school's career receiving chart . . . has rushed for 685 yards and 10 touchdowns . . . has five career 100+ receiving games and one rushing . . . 2009 - Played in all 12 games and started 11 contests . . . had 530 receiving yards, 236 rushing yards and totaled 12 touchdowns . . . had his second-best career rushing performance with 84 yards and one touchdown on 16 carries at UTEP . . . caught two passes for 68 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for 27 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries against Houston . . . had a career-best 142 receiving yards and two TDs on eight receptions against Southern Miss and added 20 yards and 2 TDs rushing . . . 2008 - Played in all 14 games and started nine of those contests . . . caught 38 passes for 464 yards and nine touchdowns . . . rushed for 145 yards, a 5.8 average and two TDs . . . rushed for 45 yards and had 87 receiving yards and two touchdowns vs. UAB in the season opener . . . caught six passes for 98 yards and one TD vs. New Mexico . . . had seven receptions for 117 yards and one TD receiving and ran twice for 31 yards, including a 28-yard touchdown run in the Arkansas contest . . . had six catches for 82 yards and one TD against Houston . . . 2007 - Was a true freshman . . . played in all 14 games and had 10 starts . . . was one of three Tulsa players to surpass 1,000 receiving yards with 1,024 yards and seven TD receptions on 69 catches . . . ranks second on the school's all-time freshman receiving list . . . also totaled 304 rushing yards and one touchdown . . . named to the C-USA all-Freshman Team and earned honorable mention all-C-USA accolades . . . was named to the Rivals.com Freshman All-America second team as an all-purpose player . . . had three 100+ receiving games . . . ranked eighth in Conference USA for both receptions per game (4.93) and receiving yards per game (73.1) . . . caught 11 passes for 69 yards and one TD, and rushed eight times for 49 yards in the GMAC Bowl against Bowling Green . . . had a season-best 112 yards rushing and one TD vs. UTEP . . . followed that game with his first career 100+ receiving game with 102 yards on five receptions against Marshall . . . had five receptions for 106 yards vs. SMU, including a 51-yard game-winning TD catch with 0:43 left in the game . . . had six receptions for 112 yards and one TD in the C-USA Championship Game against UCF . . . had 97 yards and one receiving TD vs. Houston . . . also had five receptions for 70 yards against Oklahoma . . . caught three passes vs. BYU, all for touchdowns and covering 98 yards . . . had a team-best eight receptions for 92 yards and had five rushing yards in the season opener against UL-Monroe. . . Overall - A tremendously gifted athlete . . . has great size and strength . . . extremely versatile player . . . can play tailback, fullback, tight end, split receiver and wildcat quarterback . . . a dangerous threat catching the football . . . very coachable.

High School -- Played prep football at Central High School . . . was rated as the 13th top prospect in the state of Arkansas by Rivals.com his senior season . . . rushed for 891 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior and had four receiving TDs . . . had a three-star rating by Rivals.com as a senior . . . high school coach was Bernie Cox.

Personal -- Favorite NFL team is the Jacksonville Jaguars . . . his favorite sport to play and watch besides football is basketball . . . his favorite athlete is David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox . . . his biggest sports thrill at Tulsa was catching the game-winning touchdown pass against SMU with 0:43 remaining in the game in his freshman season . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . his father played football at Arkansas . . . parents are Charles and Jerrilyn Clay. . . majoring in business.


Clay's Career Statistics
Rushing	        G	Att	Gain    Loss	Net	TD	Avg	Long
2007 (Fr)       14	57	342	  38	304	1	5.3	30
2008 (So)       14	25	151	  6	145	2	5.8	40
2009 (Jr)	12	63	253	  17	236	7	3.7	20
Totals	        40	145	746	  61	685	10	4.7	40

Receiving G Rec Yds Avg TD Long 2007 (Fr) 14 69 1024 14.8 7 53 2008 (So) 14 38 464 13.1 9 73 2009 (Jr) 12 39 530 13.6 5 63 Totals 40 146 2018 13.8 21 73