World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Brian Kelly (football receiver)

Article Id: WHEBN0007098858
Reproduction Date:

Title: Brian Kelly (football receiver)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: 1984 CFL season, 1983 CFL season, 1981 CFL season, 1980 CFL season, 1979 CFL season
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Brian Kelly (football receiver)

Brian Kelly
Date of birth: (1956-03-27) March 27, 1956 (age 58)
Place of birth: Arcadia, California
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Import
Position(s): WR
College: Washington State
Organizations
As player:
1979-1987 Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1987
CFL West All-Star: 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1987
Awards: 1979 CFL Most Outstanding Rookie
1979 Jackie Parker Trophy
1987 Jeff Nicklin Memorial Trophy
Honors: 1989 Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour
Records:

Eskimos Records

  • Most Receptions – Career (575)
  • Most Receiving Yards – Career (11,169)
  • Most Receiving 1000-YD Seasons - Career (6) - (1979, 1981, 1983-85, 1987)
  • Most Receiving Yards – Season (1,812) - 1983
  • Most Receiving Touchdowns – Career (97)
  • Most Receiving Touchdowns – Season (18)
  • Most Receiving Touchdowns – Game (4) - June 30, 1984
  • Most Touchdowns – Career (97)
Career stats
1991

Brian Kelly (born March 27, 1956 in Arcadia, California) was a Canadian Football League receiver for the Edmonton Eskimos who, in just nine years from 1979-1987 caught 575 passes for 11,169 yards and 97 touchdowns. Kelly was a member of 5 Grey Cup Championship teams in Edmonton. Kelly was the number 1 target of Eskimos Quarterback Warren Moon in the early 80's. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Kelly was voted one of the CFL's top 50 players (#20) in a poll conducted by Canadian sports network TSN.


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.