Clay Tryan

cla tryonEvents: Team Roping (Heading)
Born: Plentywood, Mont.
World Titles Won: 3 (2005, 2013-14)
WNFR Qualifications: 14 (2001-07, 2009-15)
Current Residence: Billings, Mont.

2015 world standings place: 8th
2015 WNFR standings place: 14th
2015 WNFR earnings: $38,769
2015 earnings: $169,266
Wrangler NFR average titles: 2 (2004, 2014)
Tour Finale titles: 2
   Winter: 2005
   Championship: 2010
Tour Finale qualifications: 20
   Winter: 2004, 2005-06
   Summer: 2001-06
   Championship: 2004-07, 2009-15
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (1999)

Personal
5-11, 170 ... Wife, Bobbie; sons, Tyler (born February 2006), Braylon (born December 2007) and Dash (born April 2014) ... Brothers Travis and Brady, and father, Dennis, are all team ropers; Dennis was the first Montana team roper to qualify for the NFR, in 1984 ... Mother, Terri Kaye Kirkland, competes in barrel racing. At the 2003 Wrangler NFR, Terri Kaye, Clay and Travis became the first mother-sons combination to qualify in the same year; all three of them made it again in 2004 and 2005 … In 2010, Clay, Travis and Brady became the first set of three brothers to qualify for the Wrangler NFR team roping in the same year …Appeared on ESPN’s Cold Pizza morning show in Las Vegas on Dec. 6, 2005