Ellison Kelly

Bio

Full name: Ellison Lamar Kelly

Born: May 17, 1935 in Butler, GA

Died: Feb. 11, 2016

Last Season (1972) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 231 lbs
  • Position: G
  • Jersey: #65
Amateur Programs
  • Michigan State
  • Sandusky HS (Sandusky, OH)
13 Season Career with HAM, TOR

Active years: 1960–1972

182 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 175 regular season games
  • 7 Grey Cup appearances (3 championship wins)
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Ellison Kelly was inducted into the Player wing in 1992 (CFHoF profile).

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Wall of Honour

Ellison Kelly was inducted into the Player wing in 1998.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
13 seasons
(Rank: T127th,
98th percentile,
13 CFL seasons)
2 teams 175
(Rank: T214th,
98th percentile,
175 CFL games)
0 7
1960 HAM G 54 7 -- 0
1961 HAM G 54 14 -- 1
1962 HAM G 54 14 -- 1
1963 HAM G 54 14 -- 1
1964 HAM G 54 14 -- 1
1965 HAM G 54 14 -- 1
1966 HAM G 54 14 -- 0
1967 HAM G 54 14 -- 1
1968 HAM G 54 14 -- 0
1969 HAM G 54 14 -- 0
1970 HAM G 54 14 -- 0
1971 TOR G 65 14 -- 1
1972 TOR G 65 14 -- 0