Born in Salt Lake City...parents are Verl and Sue...served an LDS Church mission to Chicago, Ill.,...is an Eagle Scout...married Rocky Wilson, a former BYU cheerleader, in January, 1996...they are parents to twin sons Jacob and Jordan born on February 9, 1998...Cliff's older brothers, Kevin (1985-86) and Bryce (1988-94), were wide receivers for BYU...younger brother, Brandon, is a quarterback for BYU...brothers-in-law, Bob Jensen (1986-87), quarterback, and Alan Pollard (1984-86), basketball, played for BYU...recruited by Army, Air Force, Stanford, UCLA, and Washington ... majoring in exercise physiology.
Lettered three times in football and track and twice in basketball at Skyline High...Gatorade Player of the Year for Utah...Street and Smith's pre-season All-America...two-time all-state...team captain...led team to a 32-5 record in football as a quarterback, receiver, cornerback and return specialist...team was state champs as a junior and runners up as a senior...coached by Roger Dupaix (BYU).
1996 | Freshman Year
Had a punt return vs. UTEP
1997 | Sophomore Year
Had a 17-yard kickoff return in the Spring Game...Academic All-WAC...Cougar Club Scholar-Athlete...had a nine-yard catch at SMU.
1998 | Junior Year
Saw limited playing time as a backup at wide receiver ... Participated in key blocking situations.
1999 | Senior Year
Caught six passes for 51 yards in spring action...hauled in a 26-yard reception against Utah...caught one pass for six yards at UNLV...returned two punts on the year for a total of 21 yards.