Kendall Kelly will bring a physical presence to the Crimson Tide receiving corps in 2010 ... will have an opportunity to push for playing time ... split time between wide receiver and safety during 2010 spring drills.
2009 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted during his initial season at Alabama.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Kelly is an athletic wide receiver out of Gadsden City High School ... U.S. Army All-American ... No. 66 overall nationally in the ESPNU150 and listed as the No. 7 wide receiver ... a Rivals250 player that is listed as the No. 26-best receiver prospect in the nation ... Scout.com lists Kelly as the No. 25 wide out ... Rivals.com lists him as the sixth-best player in Alabama ... rated No. 9 on The Birmingham News Super Senior list ... No. 9 on The Mobile Press-Register's Elite 18 and No. 86 in The Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... 96th nationally by Tom Lemming's Prep Football while also garnering All-America honors from Lemming ... a SuperPrep All-American and listed as the No. 9 prospect in the state ... No. 15 on Scout.com Southeast 150 list ... garnered honorable mention 6A All-State honors from the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... played in the Alabama/Mississippi All-Star Game ... member of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 ... saw limited time as a senior due to injury, but still caught nine passes for 130 yards and five touchdowns while rushing 13 times for 78 yards ... hauled in 34 receptions for 595 yards as a junior with 189 yards and 13 total touchdowns in 2007, garnering 6A honorable mention All-State honors from the ASWA ... coached by Joe Billingsley ... was high school teammates with fellow Crimson Tide signee Dre Kirkpatrick ... chose Alabama over Clemson, Auburn, LSU, Southern California, Texas and Tennessee.