Brian Kelly (cornerback)
|Born:||January 14, 1976|
Las Vegas, Nevada
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||193 lb (88 kg)|
|High school:||Aurora (CO) Overland|
|NFL Draft:||1998 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com|
Brian Patrick Kelly (born January 14, 1976) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Southern California.
High school career
Kelly graduated from the University of Southern California in 1997.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Kelly was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2nd round of the 1998 NFL Draft. In 2002, he helped the Bucs win the Super Bowl, during that same season he had 8 interceptions, which tied for the league lead along with Rod Woodson. On February 15, 2008, he exercised a buyout option in his contract and became a free agent.
On March 8, 2008, he signed a three-year deal with the Detroit Lions. He appeared in 11 games (all starts) for the Lions in 2008, recording 26 tackles and a pass defensed. The team released him on December 9 after signing cornerback Dexter Wynn.
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