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Michael Clay
Assistant Strength & Conditioning

BIOGRAPHY

Michael Clay enters his second season with the 49ers and first as a strength & conditioning assistant after spending the 2016 season as assistant special teams coach with the team. He joined San Francisco in 2016 after spending the previous two seasons (2014-15) as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles coaching staff.

After joining Philadelphia in 2014 as a quality control coach, Clay served as a special teams assistant for the Eagles in 2015. Philadelphia ranked second in league in punt return average (11.4) and was one of four teams to register multiple return touchdowns on special teams. RB Darren Sproles earned his second career Pro Bowl selection as a return specialist after leading the NFL in punt return yards (446) and ranking tied for first in the NFL in punt return touchdowns (two).

A native of San Jose, CA, Clay was...

Michael Clay enters his second season with the 49ers and first as a strength & conditioning assistant after spending the 2016 season as assistant special teams coach with the team. He joined San Francisco in 2016 after spending the previous two seasons (2014-15) as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles coaching staff.

After joining Philadelphia in 2014 as a quality control coach, Clay served as a special teams assistant for the Eagles in 2015. Philadelphia ranked second in league in punt return average (11.4) and was one of four teams to register multiple return touchdowns on special teams. RB Darren Sproles earned his second career Pro Bowl selection as a return specialist after leading the NFL in punt return yards (446) and ranking tied for first in the NFL in punt return touchdowns (two).

A native of San Jose, CA, Clay was a four-year letterman as a linebacker for the University of Oregon (2009-12). He earned Second-Team All-Pac-12 honors as a senior in 2012, recording 101 tackles, three sacks and one forced fumble while starting in all 12 games. Following his college career, he signed with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2013.

Clay attended Bellarmine College Preparatory (San Jose, CA), where he played fullback and linebacker and was a two-time All-Mercury News First-Team selection.

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