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|Date of birth:||September 5, 1970|
|Place of birth:||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|High school:||Linsly School|
(Wheeling, West Virginia)
|NFL Draft:||1992 / Round: 8 / Pick:221|
While in college at Georgia Tech, he made 16 career interceptions to break the school record (formerly 14) and was part of the 1990 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team that won the NCAA national championship.
Clay is the nephew of Dwight Clay who was a basketball player for the University of Notre Dame. Dwight Clay was nicknamed "The Iceman" and is famous for hitting the game winning jump shot that ended UCLA's NCAA all-time record 88-game winning streak on January 19, 1974.