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Chad
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#12 Quarterback
Chad
Kelly
#12 Quarterback
Height 6'2
Weight 216 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1994-03-26 (28)
Born Buffalo, NY
School Mississippi
Status AMER
Completions 26
Attempts 45
Yards 297
Touchdowns 2

CFL: 2

Argos: 2

Acquired: Signed as a free agent February 10, 2022.

2022: Played 18 games, started 1. Finished 26/45, 57.8%, 297 yards, 2 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. Rushed 25 times for 137 yards and 6 TDs. Made CFL debut June 16 vs. Montreal. Made first CFL start October 29 vs. Montreal. First CFL completion was a 2-yard pass to Isaiah Wright June 25 at BC . First CFL TD pass was a 27 yarder to Dejon Brissett October 29 vs Montreal. First rushing TD was a 1-yard run at Hamilton August 12. Playoffs: Was 1/1 passing, a 46-yard touchdown pass to DaVaris Daniels. Carried the ball 5 times for 9 yards. 109th Grey Cup: Entered the game in the fourth quarter after a thumb injury to McLeod Bethel-Thompson. Finished the game 4/6, 43 yards. Rushed 2 times for 21 yards in 24-23 win over Winnipeg.

2021: Did not play.

2020:  Released by Indianapolis Colts September 30.

2019: Signed with Indianapolis May 20.

2018: Waived by Denver Broncos October 24. Played 1 game. Made NFL debut October 14 against Los Angeles Rams. Took one snap, an end of half kneel down.

2017: Selected by Denver in the seventh round, 253rd overall, of the NFL Draft. He was the final selection in the draft, earning him the title “Mr. Irrelevant.”

College: Attended the University of Mississippi (2015-16). Played 22 games, started all 22. Passed for 6,800 yards and 50 touchdowns. As a junior he passed for 4,042 yards with 31 TDs. Set 25 school records, including passing for touchdowns in 22 consecutive games. Graduated with the third most all-time passing yards. Named Second Team All-SEC in both seasons. Sugar Bowl MVP in 2015…Attended East Mississippi Community College (2014). Played 12 games. Led team to a 12-0 record and the NJCAA national championship. Threw for 3,906 yards with 47 TDs. Rushed for 446 yards and 4 TDs. Named First Team NJCAA All-American…Attended Clemson University (2012-13). Played 5 games. Redshirted as a freshman. Finished with 58 yards passing.

Personal: Attended St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute in Tonawanda, New York. ESPN ranked him as the No. 1 quarterback in New York state and No. 4 in the country. As a senior he passed for 3,050 yards with 27 touchdowns, while rushing for 991 yards and 14 TDs. Won state championship in his junior year. A four-time national Punt Pass and Kick winner. His uncle Jim was a Hall-of-Fame quarterback with the Buffalo Bills. His brother Casey is a tight end at Ole Miss. Chad was mentioned in the first few episodes of the Netflix series Last Chance U. Also played baseball and lacrosse.

Seasons

Passing

YEAR TEAM GP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
2022
TOR 18 26 45 297 2 3 6.6
Total
18 26 45 297 2 3 6.6

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2022
TOR 18 25 137 6 5.5 42
Total
18 25 137 6 5.5 42

Game Log

Passing

DATE WEEK OPP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
06-16
2 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
06-25
3 BC 2 4 26 0 1 6.5
07-04
4 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
07-16
6 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
07-24
7 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
07-31
8 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
08-06
9 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
08-12
10 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
08-20
11 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
08-26
12 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
09-05
13 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
09-10
14 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
09-24
16 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
10-01
17 CGY 1 5 7 0 1 1.4
10-08
18 BC 0 1 0 0 0 0.0
10-15
19 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
10-22
20 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
10-29
21 MTL 23 35 264 2 1 7.5
11-13
23 MTL 1 1 46 1 0 46.0
11-20
24 WPG 4 6 43 0 0 7.2
Total
31 52 386 3 3 11.4

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-16
2 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-25
3 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-04
4 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-16
6 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-24
7 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-31
8 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-06
9 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-12
10 HAM 2 3 1 1.5 2
08-20
11 CGY 4 28 1 7.0 21
08-26
12 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-05
13 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-10
14 OTT 2 3 0 1.5 2
09-24
16 OTT 3 50 1 16.7 42
10-01
17 CGY 3 12 0 4.0 6
10-08
18 BC 3 4 1 1.3 2
10-15
19 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-22
20 MTL 2 2 1 1.0 1
10-29
21 MTL 6 35 1 5.8 13
11-13
23 MTL 5 9 0 1.8 3
11-20
24 WPG 2 21 0 10.5 20
Total
32 167 6 5.1 112