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#36 Luke Kelly
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 212
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Turpin

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Updated through Dec. 5, 2012

2012: Played in every game, and started four of the last five ... registered 44 tackles, including four TFL and two sacks ... had two tackles and one sack against Ohio ... credited with a .5 sack in each of his first two games ... had two tackles most recently against Massachusetts ... recorded three stops against Boise State.


SCOUTING REPORT: Sat out the entire winter and spring with an injury, so coaches didn't get a good gauge as to what Luke is capable of ... if he can enter fall drills with a healthy body, he should challenge for starting duty at the SAM linebacker position.

2011: Appeared in every game, making his lone start against Western Michigan (Nov. 16) ... had 24 total tackles, all of which came in the final nine games of the season ... recorded his only sack of the season against Temple (Nov. 9).

2010: Earned a varsity letter, despite the fact that his season ended early due to an injury ... played very well in the season opener at Florida, recording six solo tackles, a tackle for loss and a forced fumble.

2009: Played in all 12 games, earning a starting spot in the season final vs. Buffalo ... he totaled 24 tackles, including 11 in his last two games (six vs. Bowling Green and five vs. Buffalo) ... also had five stops in the season opener vs. Kentucky.

2008: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Comes to Miami with Turpin High teammate Andy Cruse, where they led Spartans to No. 2 ranking in the state ... was his team's MVP as a senior ... an honorable mention all-stater in 2007 ... twice tabbed All-Southwest Ohio, all-conference, and all-city ... totaled 388 tackles during his career, a Turpin record ... also lettered three times with the Spartan basketball team ... coach at Turpin was Rob Stoll.

PERSONAL: Born December 21, 1989 ... son of Keith and Peggy Kelly ... brothers Brian and Liam play college football at Dayton and Morehead State, respectively ... majoring in sport studies.