Brian Kelly

Bio

Full name: Brian R. Kelly

Born: March 27, 1956 in San Francisco, CA (66 years old)

Last Season (1987) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 5′ 9″
  • Weight: 170 lbs
  • Position: WR
  • Jersey: #70
Amateur Programs
  • Washington State
  • Bishop Amat HS (La Puente, CA)
9 Season Career

Active years: 1979–1987
Active teams (1):

  • EDM 1979–1987

143 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 137 regular season games
  • 6 Grey Cup appearances (5 championship wins)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
9 seasons
(Rank: T674th,
94th percentile,
9 CFL seasons)
1 team 137
(Rank: T553rd,
95th percentile,
137 CFL games)
0 6
1979 EDM WR 70 16 -- 1
1980 EDM WR 70 12 -- 1
1981 EDM WR 70 16 -- 1
1982 EDM WR 70 9 -- 1
1983 EDM WR 70 16 -- 0
1984 EDM WR 70 16 -- 0
1985 EDM WR 70 16 -- 0
1986 EDM WR 70 18 -- 1
1987 EDM WR 70 18 -- 1
Brian Kelly Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Reception – Play -- 97 yards (TD) EDM 1987 EDM 36 @ HAM 33
Receiving Yards – Game T8th 266 yards EDM 1983 MTL 32 @ EDM 45
29th 239 yards EDM 1979 BC 8 @ EDM 40
T34th 233 yards EDM 1980 BC 21 @ EDM 33
 
Playoffs
19th 176 yards EDM 1983 EDM 22 @ WPG 49
 
Grey Cup
Longest Reception – Play T9th 75 yards (TD) EDM 1980 EDM 48 vs HAM 10
Weekly
1982
  • Offensive Star Week 18 (EDM)
1984
  • Offensive Star Week 1 (EDM)
  • 1979 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1987 Division Finalist (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Brian Kelly was inducted into the Player wing in 1991 (CFHoF profile).

Edmonton Elks Wall of Honour

Brian Kelly was inducted into the Player wing in 1989.