|No. -- Free Agent|
|Date of birth:February 22, 1977|
|Place of birth: Aberdeen, Mississippi|
|Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)||Weight: 256 lb (116 kg)|
|College: Mississippi State|
|NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42|
|Debuted in 1999 for the Atlanta Falcons|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2011|
|Stats at NFL.com|
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.
Kelly attended Mississippi State University. He played 44 times for his college and made 22 starts. He graduated with a degree in industrial technology.
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.
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.
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.