Mike Kelley (American football)

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Mike Kelley
Born: (1959-12-31) December 31, 1959 (age 59)
Sonora, California
Career information
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight195 lb (88 kg)
CollegeGeorgia Tech
NFL draft1982 / Round: 6
Career history
As player
1983Tampa Bay Bandits (USFL)
1984–1985Memphis Showboats (USFL)
1987San Diego Chargers
1995Memphis Mad Dogs (Canadian Football League)

Mike Kelley (born December 31, 1959) is a former professional quarterback. He played for the Tampa Bay Bandits and Memphis Showboats in the United States Football League. After the USFL failed, he joined the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League as a replacement player during the 1987 strike. Eight years after his stint with the Chargers, he came out of retirement at age 35 to serve as backup quarterback on the Memphis Mad Dogs, a Canadian Football League team. He played collegiately for the Georgia Tech football team. He was inducted into the Georgia Tech Hall of Fame in 1992.[1]


  1. ^ "Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame". RamblinWreck.com. Georgia Tech Athletic Association. Retrieved 2007-09-25.