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Jeremy Kelley
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Kelley in 2011
No. 11, 19     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-06-09) June 9, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth: West Seneca, New York
Career information
College: Maine
Undrafted in 2010
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2011)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Receptions     2
Receiving yards     15
Receiving average     7.5
Receiving TDs     0
Receptions     37
Receiving yards     455
Receiving average     12.3
Receiving TDs     11
Stats at CFL.ca
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Jeremy Kelley (born June 9, 1988) is a former gridiron football wide receiver. He attended the University of Maine. Kelley was a member of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Utah Blaze, Jacksonville Sharks, Indianapolis Colts, Pittsburgh Power, San Jose SaberCats, Denver Broncos, Chicago Bears, Hudson Valley Fort and Saskatchewan Roughriders.

College careerEdit

After graduating from West Seneca West High School, Kelley attended the University of Maine where he made contributions both on offense as a wide receiver, and on special teams. In his college career, Kelley totalled 8 receptions for 64 yards, and 1 touchdown.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Hamilton Tiger-CatsEdit

Kelley's first stint playing professional football saw limited action playing for the Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats. In his only season, Kelley contributed 15 yards receiving as the Tiger-Cats finished with an 8-10 record.[2]

Utah BlazeEdit

Though limited information is available, the media has attributed Kelley's best statistical numbers of his collegiate or professional career to his time spent with the Utah Blaze in 2012. Appearing in 8 games, Kelley recorded 19 receptions for 231 yards, and an astounding 7 touchdown receptions.[3]

Jacksonville SharksEdit

Following the 2012 Arena Football League season, Kelley's contractual rights were assigned to the Jacksonville Sharks. Due to his gained interest from the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, Kelley hoped to not participate in the Sharks' 2013 season. However, the Sharks maintained his rights among AFL teams.[4]

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

On January 30, 2013, Kelley signed a "reserve/futures" contract with the National Football League's Indianapolis Colts promising him an invitation to the Colts' training camp and an opportunity to compete in the off-season for a position on the 53-man roster.[4]

Pittsburgh PowerEdit

On June 25, 2014, Kelley was signed by the Pittsburgh Power of the Arena Football League.

San Jose SaberCatsEdit

On September 29, 2014, Kelley was assigned to the San Jose SaberCats for the 2015 season. On July 31, 2015, Kelley was placed on reassignment.

Denver BroncosEdit

On December 30, 2014, Kelley was signed to a Reserve/Future contract by the Denver Broncos. He was released by the Broncos on May 4, 2015.[5]

Chicago BearsEdit

Kelley signed with the Chicago Bears on August 15, 2015.[6] He was released by the Bears on August 30, 2015.[7]

Saskatchewan RoughridersEdit

On February 9, 2016, Kelley signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He retired during that same off-season, "due to a non-football-related medical situation that surfaced."[8]

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