Tennessee tailback John Kelly has declared himself eligible for the NFL Draft via his Instagram account. The 5-foot-9, 205 junior from Detroit led the Vols with 778 yards and 9 touchdowns rushing on 189 carries and was tied for the team lead with 37 receptions, netting 299 yards for an average of 8.08 yards per catch. Kelly said he would meet with new Coach Jeremy Pruitt after Pruitt was hired to discuss his future with is team. Kelly’s NFL combine numbers don’t figure to change much with another year at the college level, and he has proven himself a workhorse back this season.
Tennessee's Kelly declares for NFL draft
SEC Country | Dec 29