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Chad Kelly most sought after in WNY History

by TigerNet Staff - Wednesday, September 7, 2011 3:15 PM
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Chad Kelly - QB
Height: 6-3   Weight: 215   Hometown: Buffalo, NY (St. Joseph's HS)   Class: 2012

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Chad Kelly Chad Kelly
Quarterback
6-3, 205
Buffalo, NY

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, St. Joe's Senior Quarterback is the most highly recruited player in WNY High School Football history.

Once every decade, and maybe even two, a student-athlete comes along, whose talent is exceptional and becomes one of the top players in the Nation in his/her sport.

That player is Chad Kelly, who will be a Senior QB at St. Joe's and is one of the top Football recruits in the country.

CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING:

Chad was the first NYS High School QB to throw for 2,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in a season.
His stats for the 2010 season were off the charts, as illustrated by the following:

2010 Season: (11 games) Total of 39 TD's; 24 passing and 15 rushing.

1057 yards: Rushing on 86 carries for 15 TDs, (2) 2 pt. runs (not included in totals).

2159 yards: Passing (137/249) and 24 TDs/8 ints. (1 over last 6 games), 5/8 pm 2 pt. passes (not included).

QB ratings of NFL - 102.8 and NCAA - 153.24
Scored 94 pts. Running (24% of team totals), while throwing for 154 pts. (38%).
His rushing and passing yds. Combines were 3,216 yds. (45% of team's totals).
Added 16 tackles in 1 int. and blocked PAT in only two games played on defense in the playoffs.

As a result of his accomplishments last season, Chad received honors and awards which included the following:

First NYS HS QB to throw for 2,000 yards and rush for 1,000 in a season.
One of 50 recipients for National Old Spice Player of the Year.
One of 10 finalists for 2010 Western NY Connolly Cup, 2nd in voting, 1 of 3 Juniors. (WNY Heisman-like award to top player).
2010 All NY State 2nd Team QB (behind Ashton Broyld of Henrietta),
2010 Buffalo News All-WNY 1st Team selection
2010 All-Catholic MMAA AA 1st Team selection
2010 All-Catholic MMAA AA Offensive Player of the Year
2010 Tonawanda Newspaper Player of the Year
2010 Metro Newspaper Newcomer of the Year (1st year on Varsity)
2010 Kiss 98.5 Friday Night Lights Catholic-Monsignor Martin Player of the Year
2010 Upstate NY Football Weekly Publication Co-Player of the Year
2010 WGR 550 Radio Co-Player of the Year
2010 MMAA Championship Game Offensive MVP
2010 WGRZ WNY.Highschoolsports.net Junior of the Year
Played 6 games as a Fr. And Soph. for the Red Lion Area High in York, PA ('08-'09)
Holds 2 school passing records:10/2/09, 5 TD passes and 287 yards; Finished with 1,100 yards passing (67/130), 10 TDs, and 102 carries for 585 yards and 5 TDs.


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