Leslie Kelley

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Leslie Kelley
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Position: Fullback / Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1944-12-09) December 9, 1944 (age 75)
Decatur, Alabama
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:233 lb (106 kg)
Career information
High school: Cullman (AL)
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1967  / Round: 1 / Pick: 26
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:30
Games started:0
Fumble recoveries:2
Player stats at NFL.com

Leslie Howard Kelley (born December 9, 1944) is a former American football fullback/linebacker in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints. He played college football at Alabama and played just 3 seasons in the NFL without ever starting.

He was the first ever draft choice of the Saints, taken with the final pick of the first round in the 1967 draft. The Saints originally had the #1 overall pick in that draft, but traded it to the Baltimore Colts for quarterback Gary Cuozzo. The Colts selected Michigan State All-America defensive end Bubba Smith with the traded pick.


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