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Clay Charles
Clay Charles

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
McCall, Idaho

High School:
McCall-Donnelly

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 202

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
10/20/1986

Experience:
SQ


Third-year walk-on enters preseason camp listed No. 3 on the depth chart at quarterback, behind Brian Hoyer and Conner Dixon . . . also provides depth as a long snapper . . . hit 5-of-8 passes for 80 yards in the April 14 scrimmage, including a 50-yard touchdown strike to Devin Thomas . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see any game action in 2006 . . . 2005 SEASON: Redshirted . . . earned Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week honors three times in 2005 (vs. Kent State, Notre Dame and Purdue) . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named 3A Player of the Year by the Idaho Statesman in 2004 . . . accounted for 3,131 total yards and 32 touchdowns as a senior while leading McCall-Donnelly High School to a 10-2 record and a trip to the state finals . . . completed 165-of-249 throws (.663) for 2,537 yards, 25 TDs and 11 interceptions in 2004 . . . rushed 105 times for 594 yards (5.7 avg.) and seven TDs as a senior . . . hit 19-of-37 passes for 354 yards and three scores vs. Timberlake in the state semifinals, and his 10-yard TD run gave the Vandals a 35-28 overtime victory . . . two-year starter at quarterback for his father Brian Charles . . . produced 1,498 total yards and 14 TDs as a junior . . . connected on 80-of-153 passes (.523) for 1,056 yards, eight TDs and four interceptions in 2003 . . . ran for 442 yards and six more scores as a junior . . . two-year starter at point guard for the Vandals' basketball team . . . son of Brian and Katie Charles . . . born Oct. 20, 1986 . . . participated in the 2006 SPYN Awards (Student-Athlete Lip Sync Contest) to benefit the Children's Miracle Network . . . majoring in zoology.

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