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Reggie Kelly
TE #82
Height:
6-4
Weight:
257
College:
Mississippi State
Hometown:
Aberdeen, MS
Experience:
12
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 184 195 1,767 9.1 9.6 50 5 18 1 67 2
2011 ATL 16 1 7 7 0.4 7 0 0 0 0 0
2010 CIN 16 10 42 4.2 2.6 9 0 0 0 0 0
2008 CIN 16 31 207 6.7 12.9 31 0 1 0 5 0
2007 CIN 15 20 211 10.5 14.1 26 0 5 0 7 0
2006 CIN 16 21 254 12.1 15.9 32 1 3 0 12 0
2005 CIN 15 15 90 6 6 16 1 0 0 4 1
2004 CIN 16 15 85 5.7 5.3 14 0 0 0 5 0
2003 CIN 12 13 81 6.2 6.8 13 1 0 0 3 0
2002 ATL 16 14 162 11.6 10.1 33 0 3 0 7 0
2001 ATL 14 16 142 8.9 10.1 25 0 1 0 5 0
2000 ATL 16 31 340 11 21.3 37T 2 2 0 14 1
1999 ATL 16 8 146 18.3 9.1 50 0 3 1 5 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 184 7 68 9.7 15 0 0 0 1 0
2011 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CIN 16 1 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0
2008 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 CIN 15 3 38 12.7 15 0 0 0 1 0
2006 CIN 16 2 8 4 8 0 0 0 0 0
2005 CIN 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 CIN 16 1 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0
2003 CIN 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 ATL 14 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
2000 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1999 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 184 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 ATL 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CIN 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 CIN 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 CIN 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 CIN 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 CIN 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 CIN 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 CIN 12 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 ATL 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2001 ATL 14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2000 ATL 16 -- -- -- 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
1999 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 184 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CIN 16 -- -- 0 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 CIN 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 CIN 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 CIN 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2005 CIN 15 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2004 CIN 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 CIN 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2002 ATL 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 ATL 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2000 ATL 16 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
1999 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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2010 HIGHLIGHTS: Twelfth-year pro, one of the offense’s top blockers, played in every game (starting 14) ... Had 10 receptions for 42 yards ... His blocking helped RB Cedric Benson rush for a second straight 1000-yard season, and he aided pass protection that allowed no sacks in the final three games ... Second on roster (to Terrell Owens) in career NFL games (168) and starts (147) ... Caught one-for-nine Sept. 19 vs. Baltimore and two-for-nine Nov. 14 at Indianapolis ... Tied career high with four catches (for 15 yards) Dec. 12 at Pittsburgh … Caught one-for-three Dec. 19 vs. Cleveland … Caught one-for-11 Jan. 2 at Baltimore … Returned after missing all of last season with a ruptured Achilles tendon.

2010 HIGHLIGHTS: Twelfth-year pro, one of the offense’s top blockers, played in every game (starting 14) ... Had 10 receptions for 42 yards ... His blocking helped RB Cedric Benson rush for a second straight 1000-yard season, and he aided pass protection that allowed no sacks in the final three games ... Second on roster (to Terrell Owens) in career NFL games (168) and starts (147) ... Caught one-for-nine Sept. 19 vs. Baltimore and two-for-nine Nov. 14 at Indianapolis ... Tied career high with four catches (for 15 yards) Dec. 12 at Pittsburgh … Caught one-for-three Dec. 19 vs. Cleveland … Caught one-for-11 Jan. 2 at Baltimore … Returned after missing all of last season with a ruptured Achilles tendon.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2009 - Entered season as team’s incumbent No. 1 TE, but suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in practice on Aug. 3 … Placed Aug. 5 on Reserve/Injured list … Worked in rehab at team facility throughout the season and is expected to be at full speed for 2010.

2008 - Caught four-for-22 on Sept. 21 at N.Y. Giants, including 12-yarder that converted a third-and-two situation on drive for field goal that sent game into overtime ... On Oct. 5 at Dallas, made a key block on Glenn Holt’s 60-yard KOR ... On Oct. 26 at Houston, logged 34 receiving yards and tied personal season high in catches (four) ... Played big blocking role Nov. 2 vs. Jacksonville as Bengals gained 159 rushing yards (5.5 avg.) ... On Nov. 20 at Pittsburgh, had three catches for a season-high 41 yards, highlighted by a personal season-long 31-yarder ... On Dec 14 vs. Washington, his blocking helped fuel team’s second-best offensive output of the year (310 yards) ... On Dec. 21 at Cleveland, did not have a catch, but his blocking aided the team’s 191-yard rushing output and first game of the year without a sack ... Supported season-high 204-yard rushing effort Dec. 28 vs. Kansas City.

2007 - Aided pass protection that did not allow a sack in the final three games, and team's total of 17 sacks allowed broke season record of 21 set in 2005 ... Bengals ranked second in NFL in fewest sacks allowed, behind only New Orleans (16) ... Aided offensive output of 531 yards on Sept. 16 at Cleveland, and had a 13-yard catch ... On Oct. 1 vs New England, had two catches for 41 yards ... On Oct. 14 at Kansas City, had three catches for 45 yards, including a season-long 23-yarder ... Aided rushing output of 177 yards Oct. 21 vs. N.Y. Jets ... Had two catches for 15 yards Nov. 4 at Buffalo, and had a key block on Glenn Holt's 100-yard kickoff return ... Caught 3-for-35 on Nov. 25 vs. Tennessee, including 26-yarder, which was his long for the year and team's long for the game ...On Dec. 23 vs. Cleveland, had a 24-yard catch to Browns one-yard line in second quarter, setting up TD for a 19-0 lead.

2006 - Had two catches for 35 yards Sept. 17 vs. Cleveland and helped RB Rudi Johnson rush for season-high 145 yards ... On Oct. 15 at Tampa Bay, recorded one catch for 27 yards, launching a third-quarter FG drive for 10-7 Cincinnati lead ... On Oct. 22 vs. Carolina, had three catches for 34 yards, including 16-yard TD that tied score 7-7 in second quarter ... Tied season high with three catches (for 31 yards) on Nov. 12 vs. San Diego ... Had one catch for 32 yards Nov. 19 at New Orleans, his longest reception as a Bengal ... Also at Saints, recovered an onside kick late in fourth quarter to help preserve Cincinnati win ... Had three catches for 25 yards Nov. 26 at Cleveland, including 2-for-21 with a third-down conversion on Bengals' opening TD drive ... On Dec. 24 at Denver, had two catches for 23 yards.

2005 - Had two catches for 20 yards Oct. 2 vs. Houston ... Had three catches for 12 yards with a TD Dec. 4 at Pittsburgh, scoring on a one-yard second-quarter catch that tied the score at 14-14 ... Caught two passes for seven yards Dec. 11 vs. Cleveland ... Had two catches for 23 yards in division-clinching win Dec. 18 at Detroit ... One catch for four yards in Wild Card playoff 1-8-06 vs. Pittsburgh ... Missed first three preseason games due to knee strain, but returned to action in preseason finale.

2004 - Played every game with 15 starts ... Had 15 catches for 85 yards ... On Oct. 3 at Pittsburgh, aided Rudi Johnson's 123 rushing yards, most yards by a Bengal on Steelers turf since 1989 ... In Monday night win Oct. 25 vs. Denver, supported Johnson's 119-yard rushing effort ... Cited by coaches for his blocking Nov. 28 vs. Cleveland as Johnson's 202-yard rushing day sparked a 253-yard team rushing effort, most since 2000 ... Had season highs of four catches and 25 yards in comeback win Dec. 5 at Baltimore ... On Dec. 12 at New England, aided blocking effort that produced 478 yards, offense topping 450 for three straight weeks for first time in franchise history ... Recorded three catches for 18 yards Dec. 19 vs. Buffalo and supported Johnson's 130-yard rushing effort, his fifth 100-yard rushing game of the season to tie club record.

2003 - Signed with Cincinnati as unrestricted free agent on March 13 ... Played in 12 games, with 11 starts ... Inactive in Games 8-11 due to left foot injury suffered Oct. 26 vs. Seattle ... Had 13 receptions for 81 yards and one TD ... Had one-yard TD catch in third quarter Sept. 28 at Cleveland, breaking 14-14 tie with the final scoring play in a 21-14 win ... In win Dec. 14 vs. San Francisco, helped support 225-yard rushing output, team's highest of the season.

2002 - Started every regular-season game as Atlanta secured an NFC playoff berth while ranking fourth in NFL in rushing yards per game (148.0) and per play (4.5) ... Started in Wild Card playoff win Jan. 4 at Green Bay, and came off bench in Divisional playoff loss Jan. 11 at Philadelphia ... In addition to helping three different Falcons rushers gain 500 or more yards, Kelly had 14 pass receptions for 162 yards (11.6 avg.) ... Had two catches for 25 yards Oct. 20 vs. Carolina, and helped team amass 260 rushing yards (most since 10-1-72) and four rushing TDs (most since 10-21-73) ... On Oct. 27 at New Orleans, supported 142-yard rushing day by Warrick Dunn, 277 all-purpose yards by Michael Vick, and a second straight offensive output of four rushing TDs ... Had two catches for season-high 42 yards Nov. 24 at Carolina, including season-long 33-yarder that set up a four-yard TD pass to TE Alge Crumpler ... Had a 21-yard catch Dec. 22 vs. Detroit while supporting season-high total offense of 533 yards.

2001 - Played 14 games for Atlanta with 13 starts, missing two games with injuries ... Totaled 16 receptions for 142 yards ... Had season-high three catches (for 28 yards) Sept. 30 at Arizona while supporting 379-yard offensive output ... Suffered knee and ankle injuries Nov. 11 vs. Dallas, and was inactive for first time in his career Nov. 18 at Green Bay ... Returned to starting lineup Nov. 25 at Carolina ... Suffered injured rib cartilage Dec. 30 at Miami, and was inactive for season finale Jan. 6 at St. Louis.

2000 - Started every game for Falcons and had his best season as a receiver, with 31 catches for 340 yards and two TDs ... Had two catches for 10 yards Sept. 3 vs. San Francisco, and helped offense score on its first seven possessions ... Had career highs of four catches and 83 yards Sept. 24 vs. St. Louis, including a season-long 37-yarder for his first pro TD ... Helped Jamal Anderson post 119 rushing yards Nov. 12 at Detroit, first 100-yard game by Falcons rusher since 12-27-98 ... Led team with career-high tying four catches Dec. 3 vs. Seattle, and his 44 receiving yards included 19-yard TD catch from rookie QB Doug Johnson ... Tied for team lead with four catches (for 31 yards) Dec. 24 vs. Kansas City, and supported 107-yard rushing day by Jamal Anderson that put Anderson over 1000 yards (1024) for the season.

1999 - Drafted by Atlanta in second round (42nd overall) ... Signed June 25 ... Played in every game, with two starts, and averaged 18.3 yards per catch (8-146) ... Made first NFL catch Oct. 10 at New Orleans, a 16-yarder from Tony Graziani for a first down ... Had three catches for 70 yards Oct. 17 vs. St. Louis, including a career-long 50-yarder from Graziani ... Made first NFL start Dec. 5 vs. New Orleans, subbing for injured O.J. Santiago, and had two catches for nine yards.

COLLEGE: Earned all-SEC first-team honors as a Mississippi State senior, and made the SEC Academic Honor Roll for three straight years ... Finished second on team as a senior in knockdown blocks (54), and had 12 catches for 140 yards ... Played 44 career games, with 22 starts, and had 29 career catches for 474 yards.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Aberdeen, Miss., where he runs a youth football camp during the offseason … Played TE and DE at Aberdeen High School and was a first-team all-state selection as a senior … Played QB as a junior in high school … Holds degree from Mississippi State in industrial technology … Married (wife Sheila), with two children, Kyla and Kavan … Hobbies include fishing and basketball … Member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity … Full name is Reginald Kuta Kelly.

 

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