Dennis Kelly
Dennis Kelly


Chicago Heights, Ill.

High School:
Marian Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 306

Offensive Tackle


Bowl Game Excitement: 7 Days To Kickoff

Offensive linemen are unsung heroes.


Football Announces Team Awards

Boilermakers host 91st postseason awards banquet.


Seven Boilers Garner All-Big Ten Honors

Kawann Short named first team All-Big Ten by the media.


Football Game Notes - At Indiana

Purdue closes out its 2011 regular season against rival Indiana with the Old Oaken Bucket and a shot at bowl eligibility on the line.


Football Game Notes - Vs. Iowa

Saturday marks the final game at Ross-Ade Stadium for 22 seniors.

2011: Voted co-captain by his teammates following spring drills.

2010: Team Most Valuable Player - offense ... Academic All-Big Ten ... honorable mention All-Big Ten (media) ... Started all 12 games and played nearly every snap ... helped anchor an offensive line that blocked for a school-record tying five consecutive games with 200 or more yards rushing.

2009: Academic All-Big Ten ... started all 12 games at left tackle.

2008: Appeared in five games as a reserve.

High School: Three-year starter at tight end ... all-area and team captain as senior ... honorable mention all-area his junior year ... coach was Dave Mattio ... also played basketball.

Personal: Given name is Dennis Andrew Kelly ... born Jan. 16, 1990 ... organizational leadership and supervision major ... enjoys sports, music and movies ... brother, Tim, played football at Eastern Illinois.