Clay registers two TD returns in Ute debut.
Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
Football USATSI Photos -- 12/20/14
UTAH: Was locked in as the No. 2 running back before a knee injury in the second week of spring camp … questionable if he will be able to return for the 2015 season.
2014–Played in all 13 games … rushed 30 times for 178 yards (5.9 average) … also had two receptions for 18 yards and a kickoff return for 21 yards … nine carries for 22 yards and a touchdown against Fresno State … five attempts for a season-high 86 yards, including a 49-yard run, against Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl … rushed 12 times for 36 yards in season opener against Idaho State … six tackles on special teams … lettered.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2012 19-5A all-district co-Offensive MVP and first-team running back … 2011 second-team 19-5A all-district running back and return specialist … 2010 honorable mention 19-5A all-district running back … as a senior in 2012, he rushed 217 times for 1,768 yards (8.1 average, 176.8 yards per game) and 21 touchdowns … also had nine receptions for 80 yards and averaged 35.7 yards on nine kickoff returns … had four 200-yard games his senior season, including 285 yards and four TDs vs. Cypress Springs HS, and 270 yards and two TDs vs. Tomball HS … 176 yards and five rushing TDs vs. Katy Taylor HS … also returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown in Katy Taylor High game … lettered four years in football and track … Mayde Creek HS (Texas) team captain.
PERSONAL: Son of Troy, Sr. and Carol McCormick … two brothers and three sisters … athletic training major … just 5’9”, he can dunk a basketball … full name is Troy Anthony McCormick, Jr. … born Jan. 13, 1995 in New Orleans.