BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Chad Kelly, nephew of Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, has decided to attend Junior College at East Mississippi Community College, News 4 Sports has learned. He plans to play a year of Junior College and then transfer to another four-year university, where he will have two years of eligibility left.
Kelly was recently dismissed from Clemson’s football program .
Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney said, “He has had a pattern of behavior that is not consistent with the values of our program. I hope he will mature and grow from this and become the man and player I know he can be. I wish him nothing but the best in the future academically and athletically.”
Kelly previously apologized for the behavior that led to his departure.
In a press release Kelly stated, “I have apologized to the coaching staff for my behavior. I am disappointed in myself. I let down not only my coaches, and teammates, but also Clemson University and all of our fans. Most importantly, I’ve let down myself and my family.”