John Adams: All-American game provides confidence boost for Todd Kelly Jr.

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Webb’s Todd Kelly (6) stiff-arms St. George’s Derek Dixon (85) on his way to scoring his first touchdown in the first half of the Division II, Class A final at the 2013 BlueCross Bowl at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Webb beat St. George 28-14. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL)

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Webb’s Todd Kelly (6) stiff-arms St. George’s Derek Dixon (85) on his way to scoring his first touchdown in the first half of the Division II, Class A final at the 2013 BlueCross Bowl at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Webb beat St. George 28-14. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL)

Fourteen student-athletes enrolled at the University of Tennessee this week with the intent of playing football. Todd Kelly Jr. wasn’t one of them.

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Comments » 2

TNlogfire writes:

An adams article without trashing UT...interesting, but stick with the lady vols, adams...they deserve you..

johnlg00 writes:

I am really hoping that more of these new guys are "gamers" like Kelly seems to be. The right kind of mental sense of the game multiplies a player's physical impact on a game. Guys who "just know" how to play the game can be developed physically, while not all HS-age physical specimens will develop physically OR mentally into good players. There is something to be said for having room for improvement.

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