Things are beginning to heat up on the recruiting trail for four-star wide receiver Kaelin Clay (5-10, 170, 4.45) from Long Beach (Calif.) Poly. The speedy and explosive receiver burst onto the scene with a breakout performance against Compton in a clash between two undefeated tough Moore League teams.
In that game, Clay burnt Compton deep twice for scores that helped put them away. On the night, Clay ended up with four catches for 156 yards and two touchdowns.
Clay ended up earning second-team all-league honors after hauling 20 receptions for 502 yards and six touchdowns while averaging 25.1 yards per catch.
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Another thing that makes Clay valuable as a receiver is he's an outstanding blocker.
"Blocking is 75 percent of what I do," Clay said. "So I better be pretty good."
On the recruiting trail, things are heating for Clay as he has picked up his first three offers recently from Northern Arizona, Portland State and Utah State.
"I was happy to receive my first three offers," Clay said. "I'm looking forward to researching all three schools."
Clay is also getting recruiting attention from Arizona State, Cal, UCLA, Washington, Michigan, Florida State, San Diego State and Utah.
What is Clay looking for in a college?
"I'm looking for a good education," Clay said. "And on the football field, I want to play for a school that best will showcase my talents."
The scouting report on Clay is he is a home threat whether he goes deep or takes a short pass to the house. He has the knack to get open deep, making him even more of a threat. He is also an outstanding runner after the catch. He have extremely explosive speed.
Definitely player to watch this fall.