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Kelly Bryant
Player Profile:
Kelly Bryant 2068328
Position: QB
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 220
Year: Junior
Hometown: Calhoun Falls, S.C.
High School: Wren HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Is 275-416 passing for 2,877 yards and 14 touchdowns against nine interceptions in 970 snaps over 26 games (14 starts) in his career ... has completed 66.1 percent of his passes and has a 131.0 pass efficiency rating ... has 843 yards and 14 touchdowns on 227 carries ... first in Clemson history in interception avoidance (2.16), second in completion percentage and seventh in passing efficiency.

2017: One of 11 finalists for the Manning Award ... one of 16 semifinalists for the Davey O'Brien Award ... was 262-398 passing for 2,802 yards and 13 touchdowns against eight interceptions in 886 snaps over 14 games (14 starts) ... completed 65.8 percent of his passes and had a 131.7 pass efficiency rating ... had 665 yards and 11 touchdowns on 192 carries ... first in Clemson history in wins by a first-year starting quarterback (12), first in top-25 wins as a starting quarterback (6), seventh in completion percentage, eighth in passing yards, eighth in completions, eighth in passing attempts, eighth in total offense (3,467), eighth in total offense per game (247.6) and 10th in passing yards per game (200.1) ... 10th in the nation in completion percentage ... sixth in the ACC in passing efficiency, seventh in total offense per game and ninth in passing yards per game ... was 16-22 passing for 236 yards and a touchdown along with 77 yards and a touchdown on seven carries against Kent State on Sept. 2; was his first career start; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... was 19-29 passing for 181 yards along with a team-high 59 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries against No. 13 Auburn on Sept. 9; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... was 22-32 passing for 316 yards and a touchdown along with 26 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16; named ACC Offensive Back-of-the-Week; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... was 17-26 passing for 140 yards along with 106 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries against Boston College on Sept. 23 ... was 12-21 passing for 186 yards and a touchdown against no interceptions along with a game-high 94 yards on 19 carries at No. 12 Virginia Tech on Sept. 30; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... was 21-29 passing for 200 yards and a touchdown along with 39 yards on 12 carries against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 ... was 12-17 passing for 116 yards before leaving the game due to injury in the second quarter at Syracuse on Oct. 13 ... was 22-33 passing for 207 yards and two touchdowns against no interceptions along with a team-high 67 yards on 12 carries against Georgia Tech on Oct. 28; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... was 20-38 passing for 191 yards and a touchdown, had 88 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries and had a 45-yard punt at No. 20 NC State on Nov. 4 ... was 20-30 passing for 151 yards along with 60 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries against Florida State on Nov. 11 ... was 17-22 passing for 230 yards and three touchdowns against no interceptions along with five yards on two carries against The Citadel on Nov. 18 ... was 23-34 passing for 272 yards and two touchdowns along with 26 yards on 10 carries at South Carolina on Nov. 25 ... was 23-29 passing for 252 yards and a touchdown against no interceptions along with seven yards and a touchdown on nine carries against No. 7 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Championship Game on Dec. 2; tied a school single-game record with 15 completions in a row; named ACC Championship Game MVP; named team offensive player-of-the-game.

2016: Hit 6-9 passes for 48 yards and a touchdown while also adding a rushing touchdown on 12 carries in four games ... totaled 42 yards and completed 4-5 passes in win over SC State ... played in the win at Boston College, gaining six yards on a run ... completed 2-4 passes for 21 yards in Syracuse win ... rushed for a short touchdown in win over South Carolina.

2015: Team’s fifth-leading rusher, despite playing as a backup quarterback and in only eight games ... had 156 rushing yards, with two touchdowns ... his 6.8 yards per carry average was best on the team, given a minimum of 20 carries ... completed 3-4 for 19 yards in his debut against Wofford ... ran three times for 17 yards in Appalachian State contest ... played against Georgia Tech and Boston College ... scored two rushing touchdowns at Miami and was a big reason the Tigers had 416 yards on the ground against the Hurricanes ... first career score was on a 59-yard carry ... rushed for team-high 58 yards in win over Wake Forest ... was 10-16 for 95 yards with two touchdown passes and 29 rushing yards in the 2015 Spring Game.

Before Clemson: Finalist for Mr. Football in South Carolina as a senior ... Greenville County Player-of-the-Year as a senior ... Shrine Bowl selection ... South Carolina Football Coaches Association Player-of-the-Year as a senior ... all-state, all-region selection as a senior ... led Wren High School to 11 wins and the region title as a senior ... was 231-368 passing for 3,579 yards and 41 touchdowns along with 720 yards and 14 touchdowns on 128 carries as a senior ... had 2,800 passing yards and 28 touchdowns along with 1,200 rushing yards and 19 touchdowns as a junior ... No. 8 dual-threat quarterback in nation by Rivals.com ... No. 11 dual-threat quarterback in the nation by ESPN ... No. 4 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com entering his senior year ... No. 3 player in South Carolina by 247Sports.com ... coached by Jeff Tate ... recruited by Chad Morris.

Personal: His cousin, Martavis Bryant, was a wide receiver at Clemson (2011-13) and plays with the Pittsburgh Steelers ... majoring in history ... born Sept. 25, 1996.

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