Clay Millen, CSU QB Expected To Get a Hot Start - 10 Facts You Need To Know

Clay Millen playing as a quarterback ( Source : 247sports )

Clay Millen was a four-star recruit out of high school and a three-star by Rivals before making his CSU Football debut. He participated in his first two games, completing 2-of-3 passes against New Mexico State for 18 yards.

He ran for 273 yards and five touchdowns in addition to throwing for more than 3,000 yards, 34 touchdowns, and just one interception as a junior. In his senior year, he could only play in two games due to a pandemic, completing 30-of-37 throws for 435 yards and six touchdowns.

He won state 4A Offensive Player of the Year and first-team All-State selection as a junior and senior team captain.

Who Is Clay Millen Of CSU Football?

Young quarterback Clay Millen was getting ready for a playoff game for the eighth grade. It might have been a forgettable day in the big picture of a collegiate quarterback's future career.

The pandemic restricted Millen's final year of high school to just two games before he signed with Nevada, redshirted, and then transferred to Colorado State. He recalls that there wasn't quite as much turnout as there will be at the Big House.

Clay Millen twitter profile picture
Clay Millen twitter profile picture ( Source : mobile )

This one demonstrated the young gunslinger's mentality. The Millen family had been up and about for 45 minutes, preparing for the day by having breakfast. Clay's father, Hugh, had not mentioned the weather.

10 Facts You Need To Know About Clay Millen

1. Clay Millen was raised in Seattle, the son of a legendary Washington Huskies quarterback from the Pac-12. The child, however, had a mile-high heart that had grown from years of holiday visits.

2. A 6-3, 188-pound Pro-Style Quarterback from Snoqualmie, Washington, Clay Millen. Full of physical advantages. Projected to start for multiple seasons in the Power 5 and to be selected during the NFL Draft's late second or            early third round.

3. The redshirt freshman has never started in college and only started 15 games in high school (more on that later). He prepares from Monday through Friday to win on Saturday.

Clay Millen, left, who verbally committed to Arizona on Friday, comes from a family of quarterbacks. His dad, former NFL QB Hugh Millen,
Clay Millen, left, who verbally committed to Arizona on Friday, comes from a family of quarterbacks. His dad, former NFL QB Hugh Millen, ( Source : tucson )

4. John Elway's backup was their dad. Mom is a Lakewood-based mannequin. At an Aurora bar, his mother and father first met. At home in Evergreen is Grandpa.

5. Before playing for seven different clubs in the NFL, Millen's father was a successful quarterback at Washington. He even held the QB record for Wonderlic score for more than ten years, which might shed some light on Clay's            determined mindset.

6. For the first two years of Clay's high school career, Clay's older brother Cale, a quarterback at UConn, began in front of him.

QB Clay Millen photoshoot for magazine
QB Clay Millen photoshoot for magazine ( Source : thealike )

7. Millen unexpectedly entered the room where the offensive linemen were meeting, which caught CSU center Jacob Gardner off guard. That is an unusual quarterback move. To ensure he understood defenses from the big guys'        perspective, Millen wanted to watch a movie with them.

8. Clay Millen is MWwire's 2022 Preseason Freshman of the Year in football for Colorado State.

9. From Mount Si High School in Snoqualmie, Washington, he originally signed with the Nevada Wolf Pack as a four-star 2021 recruit. He was almost immediately chosen as Carson Strong's replacement. It was believed that Millen      would enter the fray and attempt his shot when Strong had finished his assault on the Nevada record books.

Colorado State quarterback Clay Millen playing football
Colorado State quarterback Clay Millen playing football ( Source : reporterherald )

10. The Rams' aging quarterbacks and wide receivers coach under Leon Rice from 1982 to 1986, Noel Mazzone, who was then the Wildcats' offensive coordinator, and Millen had a strong working connection.