Kingsbury raises intensity and volume at first Texas Tech Spring Practice
2012 Redshirt season. Scout team member.
HIGH SCHOOL Cooper High School in Abilene, Texas... four-star prospect by both ESPN.com and MaxPreps ... a three-star prospect by both Rivals and Scout ... SUPERPREP All-Southwest team ... the only quarterback in the 2012 class and one of Tech's earliest commitments ... threw for 2,956 yards (227.4 per-game) and 26 touchdowns during his senior season ... helped lead the Cougars to the Class 5A Region I Semifinals against Mansfield Timberview ... led the Cougars on a last-minute scoring drive in the area round of the playoffs that sealed a win over Arlington Lamar ... connected on a 22-yard touchdown pass as time expired to send the Cougars to the third round of the playoffs for the fourth-straight season ... First-Team All-West Texas by OldCoach.com ... Second-Team All-Big Country by the Abilene Reporter-News ... team offensive MVP... High School Coaches: Todd Moebes and David Cedillo.
PERSONAL Clayton Nicholas... born October 1, 1993 in Cheyenne, Wyo... son of Craig and Tracie Nicholas... has a brother, Greg, and a sister, Nicole... hobbies include hunting, fishing and ping-pong... a business major at Texas Tech.