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Brendan Kelly
Brendan Kelly

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Holy Angels

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 255

Position:
OLB

Experience:
4L

2013: Granted sixth season of eligibility by the NCAA ... earned fourth letter, playing in 12 games with 8 starts ... recorded three tackles in the Capital One Bowl against South Carolina on Jan. 1 ... tallied a tackle, including 0.5 for loss, vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... made four tackles, including two sacks and a career-high 3.0 tackles for loss, and forced a fumble at Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... had one tackle, a fumble recovery and a pass break up vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... made four tackles, including a sack, vs. BYU on Nov. 9 ... tied a career-high with six tackles and had 0.5 sacks and 1.5 TFLs at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... had four tackles, a sack and a forced fumble at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... broke up a pass and had a QB hurry vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... tallied one tackle at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... registered four tackles at Arizona State on Sept. 14 ... made two tackles vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ... recorded five tackles and a forced fumble against UMass on Aug. 31

2012: Earned third letter, playing 11 games with five starts ... recorded three tackles against Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... collected five tackles, including 2.0 sacks and 2.5 tackles for loss, in the Big Ten Championship game against Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... recorded four tackles, including one sack and one pass defended at Penn St on Nov. 24 ... had one tackle, including 1.0 for loss and 1.0 sacks, against Ohio State on Nov. 17 ... tallied two tackles, including 0.5 for loss, at Indiana on Nov. 10 ... recorded two tackles against Michigan State on Oct. 27 ... collected two tackles against Minnesota on Oct. 20 ... tallied three tackles, with 1.0 sack and 1.0 TFL, and broke up one pass at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... tecovered a fumble against Illinois on Oct. 6 ... made three tackles against Utah State on Sept. 15 ... recorded three tackles against Northern Iowa on Sept. 1

2011: Earned second letter ... played in all 14 games, starting the last eight ... three tackles in Rose Bowl vs. Oregon ... recorded three tackles with one tackle for loss against Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship game on Dec. 3 ... made one tackle at Minnesota on Nov. 12 ... recorded one tackle against Purdue on Nov. 5 ... career-high two TFLs, including one sack, and four tackles at Ohio State on Oct. 29 ... had one sack, four tackles and a forced fumble against Michigan State on Oct. 22 ... posted four tackles against Indiana on Oct. 15 ... in first start of career, recorded four tackles with first sack of career and a forced fumble against Nebraska on Oct. 1 ... had one tackle against South Dakota on Sept. 24 and Northern Illinois on Sept. 17 ... career-high six tackles and one pass break up against Oregon State on Sept. 10 ... recorded two tackles and broke up a pass against UNLV on Sept. 1

2010:
Redshirt season

2009: Earned first letter ... played in eight games while missing time due to injury ... tied season high with two tackles against Purdue on Oct. 31 ... made one tackle against Iowa on Oct. 17 ... season-high two tackles against Wofford on Sept. 19

2008: Suffered season-ending hand injury early in season ... played in three games before injury ... one solo tackle at Michigan on Sept. 27, also saw action on punt return ... two stops tied season high against Marshall on Sept. 6 ... made debut as a Badger against Akron on Aug. 30 making season-high two tackles ... also saw action on kickoff and punt return units

High School:
Ranked as the No. 33 defensive end in the nation and fifth-best player in Minnesota by Rivals.com ... ranked as the 72nd-best defensive end in the nation and No. 7 player in the state of Minnesota by Scout.com ... first-team all-state, first-team all-conference and first-team all-metro as a senior ... defensive lineman of the year ... 104 tackles, including 21 TFLs and 15 QB sacks as a senior for a career total of 212 tackles, and 23 QB sacks ... three-time letterwinner in football ... team captain as a senior ... also lettered in basketball, lacrosse and weight lifting ... head coach was Mike Smalley

Personal:
Parents are Vince and Jane Kelly ... enjoys playing the drums and wake boarding ... attending graduate school for educational leadership and policy analysis after graduating with an undergraduate degree in agricultural business management

Career Defensive Statistics
Season GP/GS UT AT Tot. TFL QBS FC FR INT PD
2008 3/0 3 2 5 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2009 8/0 2 3 5 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2010 (Redshirted) 0/0 0 0 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2011 14/9 14 21 35 5.0-27 3.0-18 2 0 0 1
2012 11/5 17 11 28 6.0-29 5.0-28 0 1 0 2
2013 12/8 23 12 35 7.0-21 4.5-18 3 1 0 2
Totals 48/22 59 49 108 18.0-77 12.5-64 5 2 0 5

Game-by-Game Tackles
2008 SEASON: Akron (1-1=2); Marshall (1-1=2); Michigan (1-0=1)

2009 SEASON: Wofford (1-1=2); Iowa (0-1=1); Purdue (1-1=2)

2011 SEASON: UNLV (2-0=2); Oregon State (2-4=6); Northern Illinois (0-1=1); South Dakota (0-1=1); Nebraska (2-2=4); Indiana (1-3=4); Michigan State (2-1=3); Ohio State (3-1=4); Purdue (0-1=1); Minnesota (0-1=1); Michigan State (2-1=3); Oregon (0-3=3)

2012 SEASON: Northern Iowa (1-2=3); Utah State (2-1=3); at Purdue (2-0=2); Minnesota (1-1=2); Michigan State (2-0=2); at Indiana (1-1=2); Ohio State (1-0=1); at Penn State (3-1=4); vs. Nebraska (3-2=5); vs. Stanford (1-2=3)

2013 SEASON: UMass (3-2=5); Tennessee Tech (1-1=2); at Arizona State (3-1=4); at Ohio State (1-0=1); at Illinois (3-1=4); at Iowa (4-2=6); BYU (2-2=4); Indiana (0-1=1); at Minnesota (3-1=4); Penn State (0-1=1); vs. South Carolina (3-0=3)

Career Game Highs
Tackles 6 (2x) MR at Iowa, Nov. 2, 2013
Tackles for Loss 3.0 at Minnesota, Nov. 23, 2013
Sacks 2.0 (2x) at Minnesota, Nov. 23, 2013
Interceptions N/A
Passes Defended 1 (6x), MR vs. Indiana, Nov. 16, 2013
2013 Season Game Highs
Tackles 6 at Iowa, Nov. 2
Tackles for Loss 3.0 at Minnesota, Nov. 23
Sacks 2.0 vs. Minnesota, Nov. 23
Interceptions N/A
Passes Defended 1 (2x), MR vs. Indiana, Nov. 16

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