Leslie Kelley

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Leslie Kelley
No. 30
Fullback / Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1944-12-09) December 9, 1944 (age 70)
Place of birth: Decatur, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 233 lb (106 kg)
Career information
High school: Cullman (AL)
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1967 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26
Debuted in 1967
Last played in 1969
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played 30
Games started 0
Fumble recoveries 2
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Leslie Howard Kelley (born December 9, 1944) is a former American football fullback/linebacker in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints. He played college football at Alabama and played just 3 seasons in the NFL without ever starting.

He was the first ever draft choice of the Saints, taken with the final pick of the first round in the 1967. The Saints originally had the #1 overall pick in that draft, but traded it to the Baltimore Colts for quarterback Gary Cuozzo. The Colts selected Michigan State All-America defensive end Bubba Smith with the traded pick.

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