Quarterback | 6-7, 260 | Lafayette, La. (Teurlings Catholic School) | Twitter: @ColeKelley10
A four-star recruit by ESPN with a grade of 80 … Earned a three-star rating from 247Sports, Rivals and Scout … A consensus top 100 quarterback in the country with a best of No. 16 by ESPN … No. 2 quarterback in the state of Louisiana by Scout … ESPN ranks him as the No. 28 player in the state of Louisiana … Tabbed the No. 51 player in the state of Louisiana by 247Sports and No. 54 by Scout … As a senior, passed for 3,203 yards and 28 touchdowns while completing 219 of 384 passes in helping the Rebels and head coach Sonny Charpentier to a 10-4 record and the state semifinals … Also rushed 118 times for 286 yards and eight touchdowns … A Louisiana Sports Writers Association 2015 Class 4-A honorable mention … Participated in the 2015 Rivals Quarterback Challenge at Cedar Hill HS in Cedar Hill, Texas … Helped lead his team to a 9-2 record and the state quarterfinals as a junior, throwing for 2,980 yards and 27 touchdowns thanks to four 300-plus yard passing games … Also rushed for 18 yards and three touchdowns … Had six games with three-plus touchdown passes, including a six-touchdown performance in the Rebels’ 65-35 win over Northside HS (Nov. 7, 2014) … Named to the 2014 District 5-4A All District Team, All-State first team, All-Acadian first team, and earned Offensive MVP acclaim … Has been clocked at 4.9 in the 40-yard dash … Also played basketball, averaging 19 points and 10 rebounds as a junior … Chose Arkansas over Colorado State, Kentucky, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana, Oklahoma State, Southern Miss and Tulane.
Born on October 27, 1997 … Son of Roger and Sheri Kelley … Dad played at Louisiana-Monroe and his brother Lance played at Louisiana … Enjoys playing golf, watching movies and listening to music … His most memorable moment of his career so far is beating rival St. Thomas 56-46 in 2014 after trailing 43-17 midway through the third quarter … Honor Roll student.