Football

ClayPerry

  • position Long Snapper
  • height 6-0
  • Weight 193
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Upton, Ky.
  • High school Central Hardin

2021 – Sophomore

  • Saw action in 12 games as the long snapper
  • Team did not punt in the Tennessee game

2020 – Freshman

  • Practiced with the team

High School

  • Three-year starter at Central Hardin High School for head coach Tom Mattingly as a long snapper and outside linebacker
  • Finished with 45 tackles, including 6.0 tackles for loss, in helping Central Hardin go 9-3 and finish in the second round of the 2019 Class 6A playoffs
  • Earned first-team All-District as a senior
  • Excellent in the classroom as an honor roll student all four years of high school
  • Also on the track and field team
  • Earned Ray Guy Prokicker.com Top Prospect Award as a long snapper

Personal

  • Born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky
  • Son of Ginger and Matthew Perry
  • Comes from a family of athletes as father, Matthew, played football at Western Kentucky, uncle, Mark Perry, played football at Northwestern, uncle, Todd Perry, is a former Wildcat who played from 1988-92 and went on to an 11-year career in the NFL with the Chicago Bears (eight years) and the Miami Dolphins (three years) as a guard
  • Major is pre-civil engineering

Clay Says

  • He chose Kentucky because it’s close to home, it has an amazing campus and college life, and his family members attended UK
  • After football, his dream job is to be a surveyor
  • One thing most people don’t know about him is that his first name is Remington
  • Three words to describe him are hard-working, dedicated, and witty
  • Besides playing football he also loves to fish
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