SUMMER 2005: Played for the Knoxville Yard Dogs ... Hit .370 during the World Wood Bat Association East Cobb Tournament with three doubles ... Helped lead the Yard Dogs to wins over defending champion South Carolina Diamond Devils and No. 1 ranked East Cobb Braves in the tournament ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time All-District IV selection ... Named All Prep Extra Team by the Knoxville News Sentinel ... Named to the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association All-Region Team as a senior ... Earned three varsity letters ... Won team's Most Improved Player Award in 2003 ... Coached by Matt Buckner ... Participated in the 2004 Perfect Game National Showcase ... Ranked by Team One Baseball as one of the south's top 30 prospects in 2004 ... Rated by Baseball America as the No. 4 high school prospect in Tennessee ... Hit .360 with five home runs and 30 RBI as a senior ... Also tallied 10 doubles and two triples while scoring 18 runs on the season ... Posted a .990 fielding percentage behind the plate ... Rated by Baseball America as the 159th rated player in the country ... Selected to play in the TBCA Worth Showcase at Middle Tennessee ...
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Bruce and Donna Basham ... Born: September 8, 1986 ... Father, Bruce, was a four-year letterman in baseball at Tennessee (1977-1980) ... Mother, Donna, played volleyball at Carson-Newman College ... Has one sister, Brittany (15) ... Member of the National Honor Socitey in High School.
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Official welcome to Chad Kelly, the No. 1 JUCO QB in the country from national champion East Mississippi CC. #HottyToddy-- Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) December 17, 2014 Just Sent My LOI In To The University Of Mississippi!!! Feel's Good To... read more
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