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Aaron Kelly
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BIOGRAPHY: Three-year starter who also saw extensive action with the first team as a freshman. All-Conference selection the past two seasons. Led the team in receiving as a senior posting 67/722/4, a year after setting Clemson receiving records for receptions and touchdowns when he totaled 38/1,081/11 as a junior.

POSITIVES: After a tremendous junior campaign, Kelly did not present himself to be the same offensive threat last season, and he has a sagging draft grade as a result. He possesses the size and skill to be a number two wideout and productive possession receiver at the next level, but he must consistently play at a high level to be a factor.

NEGATIVES: Shows minimal quickness and speed to his game. Tends to round off breaks, and he�s not a sharp route runner. More of a loping runner with built up speed and a minimal burst.

ANALYSIS: Big, tall pass catcher who flashes the ability to take over games. Plays with balance, body control, and nicely adjusts to the errant throw. Possesses good eye/hand coordination, and lays out for the difficult reception. Physically defeats defenders to come away with the catch. Comes back into the clearing to make himself an available target, shows strength running after the reception, and has defenders bouncing off him.


2009 Receiving Statistics
Receptions Receiving Yards Average Per Reception Receiving Touchdowns
67 722 10.78 4
2009 Rushing Statistics
Rushing Yards Attempts Average Per Rush Touchdowns
0 0
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