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.