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Brian Kelly
Date of birth: March 27, 1956 (1956-03-27) (age 53)
Place of birth: Arcadia, California
Career information
Position(s): WR
Jersey №: 70
College: Washington State
 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
Canadian Football Hall of Fame, 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.



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