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DAIQUAN KELLY      LB   6-2   205
Rivals ★★★★   ESPN ★★★   247 ★★★★   Scout ★★★

Selected Penn State over Boston College, Illinois, Michigan State, Nebraska, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Syracuse, Virginia and Wake Forest

ABOUT KELLY
Rated a four-star prospect from Union City High School in New Jersey by Rivals.com, Kelly joins fellow prep teammate Steven Gonzalez in the class of 2015. He was also tabbed as a three-star recruit by ESPN and Scout.com. A two-way standout for the Eagles, Kelly started at wide receiver and defensive back, earning first-team All-Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic League honors on offense and on defense in 2013 and 2014. As a senior, he totaled 39 stops to go along with two interceptions and caught 10 passes for 189 yards and three touchdowns en route to second-team all-state honors. His junior season included 40 tackles, three interceptions and three forced fumbles, while accounting for 353 receiving yards and five touchdowns on offense. Kelly also played basketball and ran track during his time at Union City.

FROM KELLY'S HEAD COACH WIL VALDEZ
"Daiquan Kelly is a rare athlete. His rare combination of size, speed and agility make him a special player. He is tough and aggressive and will work hard day in and day out. Like Steven (Gonzalez), they are both great competitors on the field as well as in the weight room. Kelly will be a perfect fit in coach Shoop's scheme. He is also a big-time hitter that will loosen some chin straps while in Happy Valley. Daiquan is very coachable and like Steve he has a chance for greatness at PSU!"



Kelly Highlights | 2015 Signing Day Central


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