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DERRICK KELLY II

#74

Player profile

position
Offensive Line
height
6'5"
weight
325
year
Redshirt Junior
hometown
Gretna, Fla.
high school
East Gadsden

2016:

Appeared in five games, including starting the first two against Ole Miss and Charleston Southern…also appeared against Miami, Boston College, and Syracuse in a reserve role.

2015:

Appeared in six games, making four starts, before suffering a season ending injury in his first full season on the Seminole offensive line…made his collegiate debut in the season opener against Texas State…earned his first career start at Wake Forest – the first of four consecutive starts…all four starts came at right tackle…was on the line for two of Dalvin Cook’s 150+ yard rushing performances – 222 yards and two touchdowns vs. Miami and 163 yards and two touchdowns vs. Louisville…helped pace a Florida State offense that tallied over 500 yards of total offense in back-to-back games – vs. Miami (539 yards) and vs. Louisville (510 yards) – both wins for the Seminoles…registered FSU’s top grade at Boston College in a 14-0 Florida State victory.

2014:

Talented offensive lineman who saw action on the scout team during redshirt season.

PERSONAL:

Four-star offensive tackle recruit by 247Sports in the 2014 class…ranked the No. 25 offensive tackle and the No. 31 prospect in Florida by 247Sports…rated a three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals and Scout…shot up recruiting boards during his senior year at nearby East Gadsden High in Havana, Fla….collected Class 4A All-State First Team honors as a senior and Second Team honors as a junior…originally committed to Kentucky…chose Florida State over offers from Florida, Georgia, LSU, and UCLA, among others…born August 23, 1995…majoring in social science.