|Date of birth||May 30, 1915|
|Place of birth||Conneaut, Ohio|
|Date of death||June 27, 2000|
|NFL Draft||1937 / Round 9/ Pick 87|
|Awards||1936 Heisman Trophy|
|College Football Hall of Fame|
Lawrence Morgan "Larry" Kelley (May 30, 1915 – June 27, 2000) was an American football player born in Conneaut, Ohio. He played end, for Yale University. While at Yale he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity and Skull & Bones, and was the second winner of the Heisman Trophy in 1936, the year it was renamed in honor of John Heisman. His jersey number was 19.
Kelley was an All-American end and the captain of the Yale football team. Following his career at Yale, he played for the Boston Shamrocks of the American Football League in 1937. He is a member of the National Football Foundation and the College Football Hall of Fame. Following his career in football, Kelley was a history teacher and alumni director at the Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey.
He taught English at Cheshire Academy and spent 12 years in the glove-manufacturing industry.
To benefit of his nieces and nephews, Kelley sold his Heisman Trophy at an auction in December 1999 for $328,110 to the owner of The Stadium Museum, Restaurant & Bar in Garrison, New York, where it now resides. His health was visibly failing by then after having suffered a minor stroke and having open-heart surgery, and on June 27, 2000, Kelley died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Hightstown. It was said to be a suicide by the Hightstown police. He was 85 when he died. He was survived by his fourth wife and 18 nieces and nephews.