#83 Kellen Clute
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 256
Year: Senior
Hometown: Spokane, Wash.
High School: Mt. Spokane HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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Kellen Clute Biography
Career stats Career stats
2015 Game-by-Game Statistics 2015 Game-by-Game Statistics
2014 Game-by-Game Statistics 2014 Game-by-Game Statistics
2013 Game-by-Game Statistics 2013 Game-by-Game Statistics
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Release: 07/15/2013
  • Nine career starts
  • Scheduled to graduate in March with a degree in digital communications
2015 (SENIOR)
  • Kellen returned from 2014 knee injury in time to participate in Spring Ball
  • Began the season as one of just two tight ends on the squad with collegiate experience; with loss of fellow senior Caleb Smith after Game 2, became the only experienced player at the position
  • Started six games at tight end
  • Recorded his lone catch on the Beavers’ first pass of the season, against Weber State
  • Missed Washington State game due to injury
2014 (JUNIOR)
  • Recorded his only catch of the year on a 9-yard reception in the season-opener against Portland State
  • Suffered a knee injury against Utah and missed the remainder of the season
  • Began the season as the third tight end but moved up the depth chart due to injuries
  • Played in all 13 games, starting three including at Oregon and in the Hawai’i Bowl
  • Scored a touchdown on his first career reception, a 3-yarder against Hawai’i
  • Scored again on his second career catch, a 2-yarder at San Diego State
  • Recorded eight receptions for 37 yards against Stanford
  • Had a career-long 33-yard catch and run at Oregon
  • Totaled 19 receptions for 159 yards and two touchdowns on the season
  • Played in eight games
  • Used mostly as a blocker in multiple tight end formations
  • Redshirt
  • Suffered knee injury that required surgery in the second fall scrimmage
  • Returned to the scout team late in the season
  • Associated Press First Team 3A for the state of Washington as a senior
  • Greater Spokane League First Team as a senior
  • Selected to play in the Washington All-Star Game
  • Seattle Times “Red Chip Player”
  • Helped Mt. Spokane advance to quarterfinals of state playoffs
  • Recorded 22 receptions for 358 yards and seven touchdowns in his prep career; added 159 tackles including 17 tackles-for-losses from the linebacker position
  • First “skilled” player to receive a scholarship from Mt. Spokane, a school that opened in 1998
  • Played in the East-West Game in July of 2011
  • Earned three varsity letters in football and basketball
  • Born April 15, 1993 in Spokane, Wash.
  • Son of Troy and Karri Clute
  • Has one sister, Kennadie
  • His grandfather, Larry Lunke, is in the Washington State Football Coaches Hall of Fame
  • Aspires to be a coach
  • Majoring in digital communication arts