Reggie Kelly
No. --     Free Agent
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-02-22) February 22, 1977 (age 42)
Place of birth: Aberdeen, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 256 lb (116 kg)
Career information
College: Mississippi State
NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42
Debuted in 1999 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2011
Receptions     195
Receiving yards     1,767
Receiving TDs     5
Stats at

Reginald Kuta Kelly (born February 22, 1977 in Aberdeen, Mississippi) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round of the 1999 NFL Draft. He played college football at Mississippi State.

He also played for the Cincinnati Bengals.

College careerEdit

Kelly attended Mississippi State University. He played 44 times for his college and made 22 starts. He graduated with a degree in industrial technology.

Professional careerEdit

Atlanta FalconsEdit

Kelly was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round (42nd overall) of the 1999 NFL draft. He made his first NFL start versus the New Orleans Saints on December 5. In his first season he played in every game.

In the 2000 season he started in every game and caught his first NFL touchdown pass versus the St.Louis Rams on September 24. He finished the season with 31 catches for 340 yards and two TD's. During the 2001 season he made 13 starts and finished the season with 16 catches for 142 yards. In the 2002 season he started every game in the regular season as Atlanta progressed to the Divisional playoffs. He finished the season with 14 catches for 162 yards.[1]

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

On March 13, 2003, Kelly signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an unrestricted free agent. He played in 12 games making 13 catches for 81 yards and one touchdown.

During the 2004 season, Kelly played in every game for the Bengals with 15 starts and made 15 catches for 85 yards.

During a morning practice session on August 3, 2009, Kelly suffered a ruptured left Achilles. He was placed on injured reserve two days later.

On May 13, 2010, Kelly resigned with the Bengals.

Return to AtlantaEdit

Kelly returned to the Atlanta Falcons on August 16, 2011 after signing a contract with them.


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