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5 Things to Know About Kaelin Clay

Get to know the Buccaneers' newest wide receiver.


READ: BUCS DRAFT KAELIN CLAY1. He's really, really fast.
As a senior in high school, Clay finished third in the California state track in field championships in the 100-meter dash. He also competed in the 200-meter event and finished sixth in the state.

2. He played for one of the most prominent high school programs in the country.
No other school in the country has produced more NFL players than Long Beach Poly in California, Clay's high school. DeSean Jackson, Marcedes Lewis and Willie McGinest are among the 60-plus Long Beach Poly graduates to play in the NFL. Former NFL linebacker and ESPN personality Antonio Pierce took over as the team's head coach last summer.

3. He was a coveted recruit on the west coast.
Clay was the No. 79 recruit in the state of California, according to Rivals, and the No. 53 wide receiver in the country as a senior. He had offers from Oregon, UCLA and Hawaii, but eventually committed to California.

4. He was a good student in high school.
According to his bio on Utah's football page, Clay graduated from high school with honors and made the Dean's List twice.

5. He performed well at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Clay ran a 4.51-second 40-yard dash, a 6.97-second three-cone drill and a 4.26-second 20-yard shuttle at the NFL Scouting Combine in February. He also recorded a 33-inch vertical jump and 113-inch long jump.

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