- 6' 1
- 225 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Richmond, Va.
2011: Dressed for every game, serving as the No. 3 quarterback.
2010: Did not see any action on the field in 2010 … Helped signal in plays on the sidelines … Was 6-for-10 passing in the Hokies’ third spring scrimmage for 52 yards … Completed just three of 10 throws for 27 yards in the Maroon-White game.
2009: Was 1-for-5 overall passing … Did not thrown an interception … Picked up 23 snaps in the Marshall game … Was 0-for-3 on pass attempts … Played 19 snaps against BC … Was 1-for-2 passing with the completion going to Marcus Davis for an 80-yard touchdown … Was in for six snaps to close out the Maryland game … Played a snap against NC State … Took two snaps at Virginia … Completed 28 of 57 passes for 378 yards during Tech’s five spring scrimmages … Tossed two touchdown passes and was intercepted four times … Went 2-for-6 passing for 21 yards in the Maroon-White game and added a 7-yard run.
2008: Redshirted during the fall … Served as quarterback on the scout team … Battled for the backup quarterback duties during the fall … Tossed a 44-yard touchdown pass in the Hokies’ first full scrimmage of the spring but also had an interception … Completed 3-of-4 passes for 44 yards in a short scrimmage … Was 7-for-9 passing for 70 yards and two TDs in the second full scrimmage … Also turned in a 22-yard scramble and a total of 34 yards rushing … Had touchdown throws of 20 and 32 yards in a situational scrimmage … Had his ups and downs in the Maroon-White game … Tossed a middle screen to Ryan Williams that resulted in a 56-yard touchdown, but also threw an interception and completed just 4 of his 15 attempts for 103 yards.
High School: Ranked the No. 33 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times for Coach Patrick Kane … Rated the No. 63 safety in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked the No. 93 quarterback in the country by SuperPrep … Named first-team Group AAA all-state as a utility player by The Associated Press his senior year … Named the Richmond Times-Dispatch Metro Offensive Player of the Year … Named first-team All-Met by the Times-Dispatch … Guided Hermitage to a region title by throwing for 2,117 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior … Also rushed for 274 yards and five scores … As a part-time safety, was in on 24 tackles and had an interception … Also played basketball and baseball.
Personal: Joseph Lee Clayton II … Born 1/10/90 in Richmond, VA … Son of Joseph and Debra Clayton … Goes by “Ju-Ju” … Majoring in Enrolled in apparel, housing and resource management (consumer studies).