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Team Roping News

Smith and Long Bear Down for Final Push: “If You Don’t Have a Little Bit of Nerves, You’re Not Telling the Truth”

Jake Long will rope at his 12th Wrangler National Finals Rodeo come December, entering rodeo's fourth quarter second in the PRCA World Standings with $119,807.66. But the pressure is still on in a big way, as the Coffeyville, Kansas heeler has to stay hooked to guarantee his header, two-time World Champion Clay Smith, a spot in Las Vegas.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

Age-Defying Feats and Other Labor Day Circuit Updates

In the Badlands, veteran circuit finals champ Matt Zancanella holds an affirming lead over the young guns, while bubble battles emerge throughout the circuits.

Ellensburg Rodeo Clay Smith Podcast

"The Score" Podcast

Clay Smith and Jake Long Make Big Moves at Ellensburg Rodeo

Clay Smith and Jake Long join Chelsea Shaffer on this episode of "The Short Score," brought to you by Purina.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

“Fifth in the World at Cheyenne Makes the Finals”

Rodeo cowboys' old wives tale is that however much the fifth-place guy has won at the end of July makes the NFR.

Clay Smith

Team Roping News

How’s Clay Smith Doing, You Ask?

An update on Clay Smith who suffered two broken bones between his right knee and ankle on June 28 at the World's Oldest Rodeo in Prescott, Arizona.

Clay Smith Breaks Leg Prescott

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

Freak Accident in Prescott Sidelines Clay Smith’s Summer Run 

Clay Smith broke two bones in his leg in Prescott, Arizona, with a freak barrier accident that takes him out of rodeo's summer run for the near future.

Clay Tryan Jade Corkill Team Roping NFR 2014

Team Roping News

Partner Swaps: New ProRodeo Team Roping Pairings for 2022 Summer Run

With the change of seasons comes the change of ProRodeo team roping pairings in 2022. Most notably, Clay Smith and Jake Long swapped with Clay Tryan and Jade Corkill, reuniting two dominant teams of the past decade.

Clay Tryan RodeoHouston

"The Score" Podcast

“The Biggest Rodeo Win of My Career”: Tryan and Long on RodeoHouston Win and What It Means for Their Season

Clay Tryan and Jake Long join host Chelsea Shaffer on The Score after winning RodeoHouston in 2022.

Team Roping News

BACK ON TOP: Tryan and Long Skyrocket to Top of World Standings with RodeoHouston Win

Three-time World Champion Clay Tryan reasserts his dominance with a win at RodeoHouston with Jake Long, worth $54.5K a man.

Rope Horses

Did You Know These Great Horses Are Related? Part 2

These great rope horses were conceived to be excellent. Here are their stories.

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