78 - Clay DeBord
Clay DeBord
Height: 6-6
Weight: 305
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Asotin, Wash.
High School: Asotin HS '11
Position: OL
Experience: 2L*

*** Honors Candidate ***

Career: Currently has 27 career starts, which are the most by an EWU offensive player entering the 2014 season.

2014: Listed as the starter at left offensive tackle on the preseason depth chart. Was given third team preseason All-America honors from The Sports Network. He was one six Eagles selected to the preseason All-Big Sky Conference team as selected by a panel of the league’s media representatives. Beyond Sports Network selected him to its preseason All-Big Sky Conference team.

2013: Earned second team All-Big Sky honors. Started 14 games at left offensive tackle but missed the Idaho State game (11/2/13) with an ankle injury. DeBord earned team offensive player of the week honors following EWU’s 41-19 romp over Weber State (10/5/13) which featured 493 yards of offense, including 279 rushing. He helped Eastern set Big Sky and school records with 592 points, 83 touchdowns and 8,002 yards of offense in the 2013 season. As a team, EWU led FCS in passing efficiency (school record 182.6), and fourth in total offense (533.5 per game), fourth in passing (349.8), 41st in rushing (183.7) and seventh in scoring (39.5). Eastern’s offensive line was selected as the FCS Offensive Line of the Week by Beyond Sports Network twice during the season. The first time came when EWU had 625 yards of offense in a 49-46 upset of 25th-ranked Oregon State (8/31/13) to open the season. The second time came in a 55-34 win at Idaho State (11/2/13) when the Eagles finished with a school record 743 yards of offense.

2012: Started 13 games at left offensive tackle and missed the Sacramento State (10/20/12) game with an ankle injury. He made his starting debut against Idaho (8/30/12). He helped EWU rank seventh in the FCS in passing yards per game (318.9), 14th overall in total offense (442.0) and 17th in scoring (33.7).

2011: Redshirted.

HS: Graduated from Asotin HS in 2011. Earned All-Southeast 2B League honors as a senior as he helped lead Asotin to a 3-2 league record and 5-3 overall mark. As a junior, Asotin finished 5-1 in the league and 8-1 overall.

Personal: Technology major. Born 5/13/92 in Lewiston, Idaho. His parents are Levinn DeBord and Martha MacNeil. Name is pronounced “duh-board.”

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