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Tavares Kelly
Wide Receiver
5-9, 165
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (St. Thomas Aquinas HS)

A wide receiver and kick returner at St. Thomas Aquinas High School for head coach Roger Harriott … as a senior caught 26 passes for 440 yards and five touchdowns … also recorded 1,294 all-purpose yards, including 425 kick return yards and 386 punt return yards … as a senior rushed the ball seven times for 43 yards and one touchdown … during junior season he returned punts for 382 yards … caught six passes in 2016 for 73 yards and one touchdown … rushed the ball eight times for 133 yards and one touchdown … part of St. Thomas Aquinas’ 2015 and 2016 state championship teams, appearing in some postseason games as a sophomore in 2015 … attends same high school as many current and former professional athletes, including Hall of Famer Michael Irvin, Hall of Fame tennis player Chris Evert, current Chargers’ defensive lineman Joey Bosa and former Chicago Bear Brian Piccolo, who had his courageous fight with cancer documented in the TV movie Brian’s Song … a three-star recruit by,, and


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