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#85 Jaelyn Lay

Position:
TE
Height:
6-6
Weight:
270
Class:
Fr.
Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.
High School:
Riverdale HS
BIO

Enrolled in January.

Before Clemson: Rated as one of the top five tight ends or H-Backs in the nation by ESPN and Rivals … ESPN ranked Lay as the fourth best tight end/H-back, while Rivals ranked him fifth in that position … ranked as the No. 165 best all-around player in the nation and 16th-best player from the state of Georgia … ranked as the 21st-best overall tight end by 247Sports … helped Riverdale High School to an 8-4 record in 2018 … had 29 receptions for 240 yards and four touchdowns in 2017 … had 7-119 and a touchdown in 2016 … at 6-6, is tied for the tallest tight end in Clemson history … played his high school football at Riverdale High School for Rodney Hackney … Clemson recruiters were Mike Reed and Danny Pearman … older brother is a student at West Point … committed to Clemson on March 3, 2018 … enrolled at Clemson in January 2019.

Personal: Born Feb. 21, 2001 … pre-business major … first name pronounced: JAY-lynn.