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Bucs sign sixth-round pick Clay


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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed wide receiver Kaelin Clay, their sixth-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, to a four-year contract on Tuesday.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team. Clay is the second draft choice to sign with the Buccaneers, joining No. 1 overall pick Jameis Winston.

Clay, the 184th overall selection from the University of Utah, finished the 2014 season with 43 receptions for 523 yards and four touchdowns. He also returned 22 kickoffs for 548 yards (24.9 average) and one touchdown and 23 punts for 346 yards (15.0 average) and three touchdowns.

After the season, Clay was named first-team All-America by several news services and also first-team All-Pac-12. His three punt returns for touchdowns tied a school record.

Before comng to Utah for his final college season, Clay played at Mt. San Antonio College for two years and was named to the All-Southern California Football Association first team.

The 2015 draft picks still unsigned by the Buccaneers are second-round tackle Donovan Smith, second-round guard Ali Marpet, fourth-round linebacker Kwon Alexander, fifth-round wide receiver Kenny Bell and seventh-round running back Joey Iosefa.

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