"today I was offered a scholarship by the University of Southern California to play football."
He took an unofficial visit to Clemson for Elite Junior Day in Jan. 2012. As a sophomore this past season, Kelly made sophomore of the year in Tennessee and all-state. He posted 65 tackles including 45 solo, one interception, one fumble recovery, one forced fumble and four tackles for loss. He also had 72 rushes for 778-yards and 13 touchdowns.