Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly

Class of: 1998

Sport: NFL

Team: Buffalo Bills

School: UM

Jim KellyJim Kelly was a standout at the University of Miami. He led the Hurricanes to the 1980 Peach Bowl and upset No. 1 ranked Penn State in his first college game. He was a candidate for the Heisman Trophy during his senior season. During his junior season, he was the 10th rated passer in the NCAA and was inducted into the University of Miami Hall of Fame in 1992.

In the USFL, he set many records, was the 1984 USFL Player of the year, and was twice named All-USFL.

With the Buffalo Bills, Jim is eighth in team history in games played and holds many team records including passing attempts, passes completed, yards passing, 300-yard passing games, passing percentage, and lowest interception percentage. From 1990 – 1993, Kelly led the Bills to four consecutive Super Bowls, even though they lost all four times. In 2002, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on his first try.