Players

Ryan Kelly
C #78
Height:
6-4
Weight:
313
Age:
23
College:
Alabama
Hometown:
West Chester, OH
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2016):

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16
GS
16
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 16 16
2016 IND 16 16
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 DET L 35-39
2 @DEN L 20-34
3 SD W 26-22
4 @JAX L 27-30
5 CHI W 29-23
6 @HOU L 23-26
7 @TEN W 34-26
8 KC L 14-30
9 @GB W 31-26
11 TEN W 24-17
12 PIT L 7-28
13 @NYJ W 41-10
14 HOU L 17-22
15 @MIN W 34-6
16 @OAK L 25-33
17 JAX W 24-20

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Selected by the Colts in the first round (18th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played in 46 games (36 starts) at the University of Alabama where he was a three-year starter at center and helped lead the Crimson Tide to the 2015 National Championship.
  • Did not allow a sack during his final two seasons while missing just 15 assignments on 1,818 snaps during that span.
  • Was named the Rimington Trophy Award winner, given annually to the nation’s top center, following his senior season.

 

2015:

  • Started all 15 games for the National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide en route to being named the Rimington Trophy Award winner, which is given annually to the nation’s top center.
  • Was a consensus First Team All-America selection earning first-team honors from Walter Camp, USA Today, Sporting News, FWAA and the AFCA.
  • Named Second Team Associated Press All-America and was named to the All-SEC first-team by conference coaches and the AP.
  • Received the Jacobs Blocking Trophy which is given to the conference’s top lineman.
  • Named SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year.
  • Was named a semifinalist for the Outland Trophy, which is given to the nation’s top interior lineman and a semifinalist for the Campbell Award.
  • Did not allow a sack and only missed eight assignments in 1,012 snaps for a success rate of 99.2 on the season.
  • Had 20 knockdown blocks and committed just one penalty all year.
  • Blocked for 10 100-yard rushers and four 200-yard rushing games for Derrick Henry, which tied an SEC record held by Herschel Walker and Bo Jackson.
  • Blocked for an Alabama offense that totaled 379 yards of total offense in a 38-10 victory at Georgia while tallying two knockdown blocks and having no missed assignments or penalties.
  • Opened rushing lanes for Derrick Henry to accumulate 271 rushing yards while not allowing a sack or hurry in a 29-13 victory over Auburn on the road.
  • Provided time for the Crimson Tide offense to total 493 yards, including 335 yards through the air in the National Championship game versus Clemson. Notched two knockdown blocks and did not allow a sack or commit a penalty in the game.

 

2014:

  • Started 12 games including the SEC Championship and College Football Playoff games on an offensive line that allowed just 16.0 sacks on the year ranking second in the conference and 14th nationally.
  • Blocked for 484.5 yards of total offense ranking third in the conference and 17th nationally.
  • Missed only seven assignments in 806 snaps for a 99.1 percent success rate and did not allow a sack on the season.
  • Named Alabama’s Offensive Player of the Week at Tennessee (10/25) and against Western Carolina (11/22).
  • Opened rushing lanes for two 100-yard rushers as T.J. Yeldon tallied 126 yards with two touchdowns and Derrick Henry totaled 113 yards and a score in a 33-23 victory over West Virginia (8/30) in the season opener at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
  • Blocked for an Alabama offense that totaled 672 total yards (second-most in school history) while notching two knockdown blocks and playing 90 snaps against Florida (9/20).
  • Was part of an offensive line that assisted the Crimson Tide in generating 504 total yards in the SEC Championship Game (12/6), the most allowed by Missouri on the season.
  • Started in his second straight Sugar Bowl, providing time for the Alabama offense to record 407 yards of total offense in a losing effort against Ohio State.

 

2013:

  • Started nine games and was responsible for line calls and adjustments for an offensive line that ranked 23rd nationally and fourth in the SEC for fewest sacks allowed per game (1.31) and blocked for 205.6 rushing yards per game (25th-most nationally) and 454.1 total yards per game (33rd-most nationally) that ranked as the second-most in a single season in Crimson Tide history.
  • Made his first collegiate start against Virginia Tech (8/31) at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
  • Blocked for an Alabama offense that totaled 234 rushing yards and 334 passing yards in a 49-42 victory on the road against Texas A&M (9/14).
  • Helped open holes for a Crimson Tide offense that totaled 372 yards of offense including 193 on the ground in a 38-17 win against LSU (11/9).
  • Graded out as Alabama’s best offensive lineman at 90 percent while allowing no sacks and totaling one knockdown block in the Sugar Bowl against Oklahoma (1/2/14).

 

2012:

  • Saw action in 10 games coming off the bench as a redshirt freshman.
  • Named to the SEC All-Freshman team.

 

2011:

  • Redshirted as a true freshman.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Lakota West High School in West Chester, Ohio where he was named an Under Armour All-America choice and was rated the No. 2 center by Scout.com, the No. 4 center by ESPNU and the No. 6 center by Rivals.com.
  • As a senior, was named a Third Team Division 1 All-Ohio selection.
  • Was an all-conference and all-city first-team choice as a junior in 2009.
  • Earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree in marketing from Alabama.
  • A native of West Chester, Ohio.

 

CAREER COLLEGE GP/GS:

2015: 15/15

2014: 12/12

2013: 9/9

2012: 10/0

2011: 0/0

TOTAL: 46/36

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Selected by the Colts in the first round (18th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played in 46 games (36 starts) at the University of Alabama where he was a three-year starter at center and helped lead the Crimson Tide to the 2015 National Championship.
  • Did not allow a sack during his final two seasons while missing just 15 assignments on 1,818 snaps during that span.
  • Was named the Rimington Trophy Award winner, given annually to the nation’s top center, following his senior season.

 

2015:

  • Started all 15 games for the National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide en route to being named the Rimington Trophy Award winner, which is given annually to the nation’s top center.
  • Was a consensus First Team All-America selection earning first-team honors from Walter Camp, USA Today, Sporting News, FWAA and the AFCA.
  • Named Second Team Associated Press All-America and was named to the All-SEC first-team by conference coaches and the AP.
  • Received the Jacobs Blocking Trophy which is given to the conference’s top lineman.
  • Named SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year.
  • Was named a semifinalist for the Outland Trophy, which is given to the nation’s top interior lineman and a semifinalist for the Campbell Award.
  • Did not allow a sack and only missed eight assignments in 1,012 snaps for a success rate of 99.2 on the season.
  • Had 20 knockdown blocks and committed just one penalty all year.
  • Blocked for 10 100-yard rushers and four 200-yard rushing games for Derrick Henry, which tied an SEC record held by Herschel Walker and Bo Jackson.
  • Blocked for an Alabama offense that totaled 379 yards of total offense in a 38-10 victory at Georgia while tallying two knockdown blocks and having no missed assignments or penalties.
  • Opened rushing lanes for Derrick Henry to accumulate 271 rushing yards while not allowing a sack or hurry in a 29-13 victory over Auburn on the road.
  • Provided time for the Crimson Tide offense to total 493 yards, including 335 yards through the air in the National Championship game versus Clemson. Notched two knockdown blocks and did not allow a sack or commit a penalty in the game.

 

2014:

  • Started 12 games including the SEC Championship and College Football Playoff games on an offensive line that allowed just 16.0 sacks on the year ranking second in the conference and 14th nationally.
  • Blocked for 484.5 yards of total offense ranking third in the conference and 17th nationally.
  • Missed only seven assignments in 806 snaps for a 99.1 percent success rate and did not allow a sack on the season.
  • Named Alabama’s Offensive Player of the Week at Tennessee (10/25) and against Western Carolina (11/22).
  • Opened rushing lanes for two 100-yard rushers as T.J. Yeldon tallied 126 yards with two touchdowns and Derrick Henry totaled 113 yards and a score in a 33-23 victory over West Virginia (8/30) in the season opener at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
  • Blocked for an Alabama offense that totaled 672 total yards (second-most in school history) while notching two knockdown blocks and playing 90 snaps against Florida (9/20).
  • Was part of an offensive line that assisted the Crimson Tide in generating 504 total yards in the SEC Championship Game (12/6), the most allowed by Missouri on the season.
  • Started in his second straight Sugar Bowl, providing time for the Alabama offense to record 407 yards of total offense in a losing effort against Ohio State.

 

2013:

  • Started nine games and was responsible for line calls and adjustments for an offensive line that ranked 23rd nationally and fourth in the SEC for fewest sacks allowed per game (1.31) and blocked for 205.6 rushing yards per game (25th-most nationally) and 454.1 total yards per game (33rd-most nationally) that ranked as the second-most in a single season in Crimson Tide history.
  • Made his first collegiate start against Virginia Tech (8/31) at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
  • Blocked for an Alabama offense that totaled 234 rushing yards and 334 passing yards in a 49-42 victory on the road against Texas A&M (9/14).
  • Helped open holes for a Crimson Tide offense that totaled 372 yards of offense including 193 on the ground in a 38-17 win against LSU (11/9).
  • Graded out as Alabama’s best offensive lineman at 90 percent while allowing no sacks and totaling one knockdown block in the Sugar Bowl against Oklahoma (1/2/14).

 

2012:

  • Saw action in 10 games coming off the bench as a redshirt freshman.
  • Named to the SEC All-Freshman team.

 

2011:

  • Redshirted as a true freshman.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Lakota West High School in West Chester, Ohio where he was named an Under Armour All-America choice and was rated the No. 2 center by Scout.com, the No. 4 center by ESPNU and the No. 6 center by Rivals.com.
  • As a senior, was named a Third Team Division 1 All-Ohio selection.
  • Was an all-conference and all-city first-team choice as a junior in 2009.
  • Earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree in marketing from Alabama.
  • A native of West Chester, Ohio.

 

CAREER COLLEGE GP/GS:

2015: 15/15

2014: 12/12

2013: 9/9

2012: 10/0

2011: 0/0

TOTAL: 46/36