Willie Clay

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Willie Clay
Date of birth (1970-09-05) September 5, 1970 (age 46)
Place of birth Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s) Cornerback
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 184 lb (83 kg)
College Georgia Tech
NFL draft 1992 / Round: 8 / Pick:221
Career history
As player
1992–1995 Detroit Lions
1996–1998 New England Patriots
1999 New Orleans Saints
Career stats

Willie James Clay (born September 5, 1970) is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions, New England Patriots, and New Orleans Saints.

Clay attended Linsly High School in Wheeling, West Virginia where he earned twelve varsity letters playing football, basketball, and baseball.

While in college at Georgia Tech, he made 16 career interceptions to break the school record (formerly 14).[1]

Clay is the nephew of Dwight Clay who was a basketball player for the University of Notre Dame. Dwight Clay was nicknamed "The Iceman" and is famous for hitting the game winning jump shot that ended UCLA's NCAA all-time record 88-game winning streak on January 19, 1974.