Charles Clay plays a bit of everything for Tulsa as he lines up at fullback, tight end, and sometimes even defensive end. Against Tulane, Clay made his presence felt in the passing game as he hauled in four catches for a team high 86 yards and two scores.
Against Bowling Green, Charles Clay was the team's leading receiver and rusher with two carries for 37 yards and four catches for 61 yards and a score.
Tulsa head coach Todd Graham has been so impressed with the athleticism and size of H-backs Charles Clay and Willie Carter that he is planning to use them as rush ends on defense from time to time. Clay played a couple downs at defensive end last year and even recorded a sack against UAB.
Tulsa coach Todd Graham has been tickled pink with H-back Charles Clay, calling him "special" and then saying, "he's had an unbelievable spring and is having a great fall."
Tulsa coach Todd Graham said that the team plans on emphasizing the run a bit more this season. Then he mentioned the need to "spread the wealth" and tossed out the names of six different running backs, including Jamad Williams and Charles Clay.
Tulsa running back Charles Clay scored on a snap from the "wildcat" spot last week, but he was a little too soft-spoken when calling out the cadence.
Tulsa fullback Charles Clay had four touchdowns in Saturday's one-point loss to Houston. Clay had 68 yards and two touchdowns on his only two receptions and 27 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries.
Despite only touching the ball 11 times, Tulsa running back/fullback Charles Clay scored four touchdowns, two through the air.
Tulsa running back Charles Clay rushed for a season-high 84 yards and 16 carries in the loss to UTEP on Wednesday night. Clay also rushed for a touchdown and caught 4 passes for 74 yards.
"I was very excited about getting back into the swing of things. It seems like it's been a while," Tulsa running back Charles Clay said after catching seven passes in week five against Rice.
Tulsa World's Mike Brown said Tulsa running back Charles Clay "seemed more himself at Rice after being slowed by nagging injuries over the first four weeks of the season."
In his weekly press conference, Tulsa coach Todd Graham talked about the injuries plaguing his team: "I'm hopeful this week that we'll get our guys back, for the most part. That's hurt us. Losing Charles Davis was tough. We've missed Tyler Holmes and Clint Anderson. We haven't had Charles Clay healthy all year. Jamad Williams... Damaris (Johnson) was banged up after the last game. We need to get him back 100 percent and the big thing about that with guys being beat up and hurt - how do you get better? You practice."
Tulsa running backs Charles Clay and Jamad Williams got a rest Saturday against Sam Houston State to recover from undisclosed injuries.
Tulsa World reports that Tulsa running back Charles Clay may miss today's game due to an injury.