The sophomore from West Chester, Ohio, is one of 44 players on the spring list
Alabama places three on offense and one on defense
Two division champions to meet in the Georgia Dome
Alabama and Auburn to meet Saturday
Alabama closes out non-conference home schedule
First Off the Field: Ryan Kelly
2012 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Has come off the bench to play in nine games ... named to the SEC All-Freshman team.
2011 (REDSHIRT): Kelly redshirted during his initial season at the Capstone.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Kelly was one of the country's most versatile offensive line prospects with impressive strength and athleticism who can possibly play all five positions ... a consensus four-star prospect and a big pickup for the Crimson Tide out of the state of Ohio ... was selected as an Under Armour All-American, but unable to play in the game coming off of a knee injury ... ranked the nation's No. 2 center by Scout.com ... ESPNU lists Kelly as the No. 4 center in the country while Rivals.com has Kelly ranked sixth at center and the No. 15 overall prospect in the state of Ohio ... suffered a torn ACL in 2010, which forced him to miss time, but was still named third-team Division I All-Ohio ... was a first-team all-conference and all-city selection on the offensive line as a junior in 2009 ... SuperPrep ranked him as the No. 42 player in Ohio ... selected Alabama over offers from Arizona, Boston College, Florida, Florida State, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina State and Tennessee.