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Chad Kelly

Chad  Kelly

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Buffalo, N.Y.

High School:
St. Joseph's

Last College:
Clemson/East Mississippi CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 224

Position:
QB

Experience:
1L

04/09/2016

Ole Miss Concludes the Spring with Final Practice

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03/25/2016

A Look Back on Ole Miss Football's Spring Break Mission Work in Haiti

The Rebel family helped provide a sustainable water system to their friends in Camp Marie

03/21/2016

Spring Update 03.21: Rebels Getting Valuable Reps as Practice Continues

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03/01/2016

Ole Miss Football Returning to Haiti over Spring Break

Members of Rebel Team and Staff Back in Haiti for Mission Work for Third Straight Year

02/20/2016

Kellys Share Their Stories of Faith, Perseverance

Chad and Jim Kelly Spoke at Ole Miss FCA Breakfast on Saturday

2015: One of 10 Manning Award finalists for the nation’s top quarterback ... First Ole Miss player to win Sugar Bowl MVP honors since Archie Manning in 1970 ... All-SEC second team (Coaches, AP, Phil Steele, Gridironnow.com) ... SEC Newcomer of the Year (Athlon) ... SEC All-Bowl Team (ESPN.com) ... Midseason All-SEC (ESPN.com) ... Maxwell Award watch list ... Started every game in his first year with the Rebels ... First QB to lead Ole Miss to wins over Alabama, Auburn and LSU in the same season ... First QB to lead Ole Miss to five victories over top-25 ranked teams ... Most wins by a first-year starting Ole Miss QB (10) since Jake Gibbs in 1959 ... Led the SEC in passing (310.9 ypg, 10th in nation), total offense (349.4 ypg, 7th in nation), passing touchdowns (31, 9th in nation) and points responsible for (246, 7th in nation) ... Also ranked top 20 nationally in passing efficiency (155.9), completion percentage (65.1), completions per game (22.9) and yards per pass attempt (8.83) ... Broke or tied 14 Ole Miss single-season records, including total yards (4,542), passing yards (4,042), passing TDs (31), touchdowns responsible for (41), completions (298), completion percentage (65.1), passing efficiency (155.9) and 300-yard passing games (8) ... His 4,542 total yards and 4,042 passing yards are both third-most in a season in SEC history, while his 41 total touchdowns are tied for seventh all-time in league records ... Directed an Ole Miss offense that established 14 single-season school records, including points (531), touchdowns (68), total offense (6,731), passing yards (4,351), passing TDs (35) and first downs (341) ... Led team with 10 rushing TDs, the most by an Ole Miss QB since Archie Manning had 14 in 1969 ... Finished second on team with 500 rushing yards ... vs. UT Martin (9/5/15): Started at QB in his Ole Miss debut and accounted for three TDs (two passing, one rushing), completing 9 of 15 passes for 211 yards and rushing once for a 20-yard score ... vs. Fresno State (9/12/15): Passed for 346 yards on 20-of-25 attempts with four TDs and rushed five times for 26 yards and another score, with all five TDs in the first half ... First SEC QB since Johnny Manziel in 2012 to account for five TDs in a half ... Named National Player of the Week by the College Football HOF and a Manning Award Star of the Week ... at #2 Alabama (9/19/15): Led Ole Miss to its second-ever win in Tuscaloosa (first since 1988) by completing 18 of 33 passes for 341 yards with three TDs and no INTs and rushing eight times for 21 yards and a score ... First QB to win in Tuscaloosa since Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel in 2012 ... Tabbed a Manning Award Star of the Week for second straight week ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/26/15): Completed 24 of 42 passes for 321 yards, a TD and two INTs, while rushing five times for -10 yards ... at #23 Florida (10/3/15): Completed 26 of 40 passes for 259 yards, a TD and an INT, while leading the team with a career-high 40 rushing yards on 15 attempts ... Made two tackles after Rebel turnovers ... vs. New Mexico State (10/10/15): Fourth-most total yards in school history (416) after completing 24 of 33 passes for 384 yards with three TDs and one INT, and rushing three times for 32 yards and another score ... at #22 Memphis (10/17/15): Completed 33 of 47 passes for 372 yards with two TDs and two INTs ... Helped the Rebels set a school record with 440 passing yards ... vs. #15 Texas A&M (10/24/15): Completed 26 of 41 passes for 241 yards with two TDs and three INTs, adding 23 rushing yards on nine carries ... at Auburn (10/31/15): Tabbed SEC Offensive Player of the Week and Davey O’Brien Award “Great 8” Performer after completing 33 of 51 passes for 381 yards with two TDs and two INTs and adding 21 rushing yards on eight carries ... vs. Arkansas (11/7/15): Named a Manning Award Star of the Week after accounting for 478 total yards (2nd-most in school history) and six touchdowns (T-2nd in school history) ... Completed 24 of 34 passes for 368 yards with three TDs and no INTs, while rushing for a career-high 110 yards and three TDs on 11 carries ... vs. #15 LSU (11/21/15): Named a Manning Award Star of the Week and honorable mention National Performer of the Week (CFPA) after completing 19 of 34 passes for 280 yards with two TDs and no INTs, while rushing for 81 yards and two more TDs ... at #21 Mississippi State (11/28/15): Had a third straight turnover-free game, racking up 310 total yards (236 passing, 74 rushing) and three total TDs (2 passing, 1 rushing) and completing 21 of 30 passes ... Sugar Bowl vs. #16 Oklahoma State (1/1/16): Earned Sugar Bowl MVP honors after completing 21 of 33 passes for 302 yards with four TDs and one INT, while rushing for a team-high 73 yards on 10 carries ... He tied the Sugar Bowl record with four TD passes, most ever by a Rebel in a bowl game ... His 375 total yards were also the most in a bowl game in school history, while he led the team to its most points (48), yards (554) and touchdowns (6) in a bowl game.

SPRING 2015: Enrolled at Ole Miss in January 2015 ... Helped lead the Blue team to victory over the Red team in the Grove Bowl by completing 9 of 19 passes for 104 yards with a touchdown and an interception.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Rated a four-star prospect by ESPN.com and Scout.com ... Listed as the No. 10 junior college prospect by Scout.com, No. 29 by ESPN.com and No. 57 by 247Sports.com ... Listed as the top junior college quarterback by Scout.com and the top dual threat quarterback by 247Sports.com, ESPN.com and Rivals.com ... Helped East Mississippi to a 12-0 record and the NJCAA national championship ... In 12 games for East Mississippi, he completed 66.9 percent of his passes and threw for 3,906 yards with 47 touchdowns and eight interceptions ... Rushed for 446 yards and four touchdowns ... His 47 touchdowns tied the nation’s lead and his 3,906 yards ranked second in the nation ... Earned NJCAA first team All-America honors ... Earned MACJC Most Valuable Back, All-Region and All-State honors ... Earned East Mississippi Most Valuable Offensive Player and Mississippi Bowl Committee Player of the Year honors ... Completed 40-of-53 passes for 434 yards and five touchdowns and rushed for a team-leading 33 yards in the NJCAA national title game ... Coached in junior college by Buddy Stephens.

CLEMSON (2013): Was 10-of-17 passing for 58 yards in 55 snaps over five games ... Completed 58.8 percent of his passes ... Had 117 rushing yards and one touchdown on only 16 carries ... Was 2-of-6 passing for 11 yards and added six yards on two carries in his first career game against S.C. State on Sept. 7 ... Was 1-of-1 passing for six yards along with three yards on two carries against Wake Forest on Sept. 28 ... was 1-1 passing for six yards along with 28 yards on two carries at Syracuse on Oct. 5 ... Was 5-of-7 passing for 27 yards along with 56 yards and a touchdown on seven carries at Virginia on Nov. 2 ... Was 1-of-2 passing for eight yards along with 24 yards on three carries against Georgia Tech on Nov. 14 ... Suffered a torn ACL in the Spring Game after he was 6-of-7 passing for 43 yards and a touchdown.

CLEMSON (2012): Did not see action and was redshirted ... Coached at Clemson by Dabo Swinney.

HIGH SCHOOL: Listed as the No. 84 overall prospect and No. 4 quarterback in the nation as well as No. 1 prospect in New York by ESPN.com ... Listed as the No. 4 dual-threat QB in the nation and No. 2 prospect in New York by Rivals.com ... Listed as the No. 101 overall prospect and No. 4 dual-threat QB by 247Sports.com ... SuperPrep All-American ... Member of the Elite 11 ... Participant in the Under Armour All-American Game ... Passed for 3,050 yards and 27 touchdowns while rushing for 991 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior ... Passed for 2,159 yards and 24 touchdowns and rushed for 1,059 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior ... Led his team to the state championship game as a junior and senior, winning the state title as a junior ... Four-time National Punt, Pass, & Kick winner ... Coached in high school by Dennis Gilbert ... Also played basketball and lacrosse.

PERSONAL: Son of Kevin and Charlene Kelly ... Full name is Chad Patrick Kelly ... Born: March 26, 1994 ... Nephew of Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly ... General studies major ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2015-16 ... Made Dean’s Honor Roll for Spring 2015 ... Has a 3.02 GPA after spring 2016 semester ... Went on a spring break mission trips to Haiti with other members of the Ole Miss team in 2015 and 2016.

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