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B.J. Clay
Player Profile:
B.J. Clay 1787444
Position: Cornerback
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dacula, Ga.
High School: Dacula

CAREER STATISTICS

AT GEORGIA STATE: Three-year letterwinner at cornerback who is a key backup in the secondary ... Three career interceptions and seven pass breakups.

2016: Tied for the team lead with three interceptions, along with five pass breakups ... Filling in for injured starter Jerome Smith, he had a remarkable game vs. UT Martin with interceptions on consecutive possessions in the second half. Returned the first one 38 yards for a touchdown and then grabbed a pick in the end zone. Tied school record held by five other players with two interceptions in a game. Also broke up three other passes in the game, two of them on third down plays, and had three tackles ... Grabbed his third interception in two games against South Alabama on a fake punt attempt. Also broke up a pass in the end zone ... Started three games on the season.

2015: Saw action in 12 games ... Made five tackles on the season ... Season-high three tackles in win at Texas State ... Also credited with tackles vs. Liberty and Appalachian State.

2014: Played in 10 games, including starts in three of the final four contests ... Collected 17 tackles and two pass breakups ... Season-high four tackles at Clemson ... Also had four tackles and a pass breakup at South Alabama ... Added three tackles and a breakup at Troy and three tackles vs. Arkansas State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Dacula High School in the football hotbed of Gwinnett County ... Made 55 tackles as a senior, with one interception, one fumble recovery and three tackles for loss ... Had had 43 tackles with five pass breakups, two sacks and a forced fumble as a junior in 2011, when he helped Dacula reach the state semifinals ... Coached by Jared Zito.

PERSONAL: Given name is Franklin Bruce Clay Jr. ... Born Jan. 18, 1995 ... Parents are Franklin Sr. and Tammy Clay ... Earned his degree in psychology in May 2017.

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