81  Chris Kelley
Chris Kelley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Corinth, MS

Last College:
Northeast Miss CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 201

Position:
Receiver

Experience:
1L


One of the nation's top junior college receivers in 2002 ... Came to the Tigers in January of 2003 and participated in spring drills ... Lettered for the first time as a Tiger receiver and kick returner after appearing in all 13 games for Memphis in 2003 ... Caught a touchdown pass in the Tigers' bowl win in New Orleans ... 2003: Entered the 2003 season as a member of the Tiger receiver corps ... Had his first career reception in the Memphis win over Tennessee Tech ... Caught a four-yard pass from Danny Wimprine ... Had a season and career-long 17 yards reception in the Southern Mississippi contest ... Logged one reception for seven yards in the Conference USA contest with UAB in Memphis ... Became a kick returner and shared duties with DeAngelo Williams ... Had three kickoff returns for 50 yards in the UAB contest ... Had one kickoff return for 23 yards in the win over East Carolina ... Caught a career-high three passes for 29 yards in the Tigers win over Louisville ... Grabbed a 65-yard touchdown pass from receiver Darron White against Cincinnati ... Had three receptions for 22 yards in the regular-season finale against USF ... Had one pass reception for 10 yards and a touchdown in the 2003 New Orleans Bowl ... Also returned three kickoffs for 69 yards in the bowl game before suffering a torn MCL in his right knee ... Finished the 2003 season with 11 pass receptions for 154 yards and two scores ... Had five receptions for 66 yards in spring scrimmages in 2003 ... Averaged 13.2 yards per catch in scrimmage situations ... Enters fall camp as the starter at the "Y" receiver slot ... JC: Lettered for two years at wide receiver at Northeast Mississippi CC ... Helped lead his team to the Division championship in 2002 ... Was named to the 2002 Mississippi North All-State team ... Played in the Mississippi Junior College All-Star Game and was voted the game's overall Most Valuable Player ... Had 21 pass receptions for 511 yards and five touchdowns in 2002 ... Averaged 45.7 yards per game receiving ... Totaled over 1,000 yards receiving with 11 touchdowns during his two years at NEMCC ... Played for coach Bobby Hall at NE Mississippi CC ... Prep: Played prep football at Kossuth High School in Corinth, MS ... Lettered for two years at wide receiver ... Was an all-district selection in football and basketball ... Gained over 1,500 yards rushing and receiving during prep career ... Set the school record with a 99-yard touchdown reception and the most punt returns in a game with six ... Also earned letters in basketball and track ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Played for coach Charlie Dampeer ... Born: 1/11/82.

KELLEY'S CAREER STATISTICS
Receiving	G	No	Yds	Avg	Tds	LG
2003	13/2	11	154	14.0	2	65
2004 12/6 18 304 16.9 2 60
Total 25/8 29 458 15.8 4 65
KELLEY'S CAREER HIGHS Most Pass Receptions/Game: 3 vs Louisville & USF (`03) Most Yards Receiving/Game: 65 vs Cincinnati (`03) Longest Pass Reception: 65 vs Cincinnati (`03) Most Touchdown Receptions/Game: 1 vs Cincinnati & North Texas (`03)
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