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B I O
One of the top five tight ends or H-Backs in the nation by ESPN and Rivals … ESPN ranked Lay as the fourth best tight end/H-back, while Rivals ranked him fifth in that position … ranked as the No. 165 best all-around player in the nation and 16th-best player from the state of Georgia … ranked as the 21st-best overall tight end by 247Sports … helped Riverdale High School to an 8-4 record in 2018 … had 29 receptions for 240 yards and four touchdowns in 2017 … had 7-119 and a touchdown in 2016 … at 6-6, is tied for the tallest tight end in Clemson history … played his high school football at Riverdale High School for Rodney Hackney … Clemson recruiters were Mike Reed and Danny Pearman … older brother is a student at West Point … committed to Clemson on March 3, 2018 … plans to enroll at Clemson in January, 2019 … first name pronounced: JAY-lynn.

COLLEGE CHOICES

School Offered (22) Visit Date
ClemsonYes (03-03-2018)
Appalachian StateYes
ChattanoogaYes
CincinnatiYes
East CarolinaYes
Florida AtlanticYes
GeorgiaYes
Georgia SouthernYes
Georgia TechYes
IndianaYes
MarylandYes
MiamiYes
OhioYes
Ole MissYes
Oregon StateYes
PittsburghYes
South AlabamaYes
South AlabamaYes
SyracuseYes
TroyYes
UCFYes
Western KentuckyYes

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