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Players

Rob Kelley
RB #20W
Height:
6-0
Weight:
233
Age:
24
College:
Tulane
Hometown:
New Orleans, LA
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2016):

CAR
168
YDS
704
AVG
4.2
TDS
6

TRANSACTIONS
Originally entered the NFL with the Washington Redskins as a college free agent on May 6, 2016.

PRO
Enters 2017 having previously appeared in 15 career games with nine starts... Rushed 168 times for 704 yards and six rushing touchdowns while catching 12 passes for 82 yards and a receiving touchdown as a rookie.

TRANSACTIONS
Originally entered the NFL with the Washington Redskins as a college free agent on May 6, 2016.

PRO
Enters 2017 having previously appeared in 15 career games with nine starts... Rushed 168 times for 704 yards and six rushing touchdowns while catching 12 passes for 82 yards and a receiving touchdown as a rookie.

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2016 (REDSKINS)
Appeared in 15 games with nine starts after making the roster as an undrafted free agent. Led the Redskins in rushing attempts (168), rushing yards (704) and rushing touchdowns (six) while also adding 12 catches for 82 yards and a receiving touchdown... Active but did not play vs. PIT (9/12)... Made NFL debut on special teams vs. DAL (9/18)... Rushed four times for seven yards in a win at NYG (9/25)... Gained four yards on one carry in a win vs. CLE (10/2)... Rushed three times for 18 yards in a win at BAL (10/9)... Gained 59 yards on five carries in a win vs. PHI (10/16). His 45-yard run in the game was the longest by a Redskins rookie since Robert Griffin III’s 46-yard run against the New York Giants on Dec. 3, 2012... Rushed four times for 15 yards and caught a one-yard touchdown pass at DET (10/23). Became the first Redskins rookie back to score his first career touchdown via reception since fullback Darrel Young vs. Philadelphia on Nov. 15, 2010... Recorded then-career highs in rushing attempts (21), rushing yards (87) and rushing touchdowns (one) in his first career start in a tie against CIN (10/30) in London... Set then-career highs with 22 carries for 97 rushing yards in a win vs. MIN (11/13)... Recorded career highs in rushing attempts (24), rushing yards (137) and tied a team record with three rushing touchdowns in a win vs. GB (11/20), earning FedEx NFL Ground Player of the Week honors. His performance marked the 25th time a member of the Redskins has recorded three rushing touchdowns in a single game and the first since Darrel Young on Nov. 3, 2013. Became the first Redskins rookie to rush for three touchdowns since Alfred Morris on Dec. 30, 2012, coincidentally the team’s last victory on Sunday Night Football. Helped seal the game with a 66-yard run, the team’s longest run from scrimmage since a 76-yard rush by Robert Griffin III on Oct. 14, 2012. It also marked the longest run by a Redskins rookie since that same Griffin run. Helped the Redskins finish with two 100-yard receivers (Pierre Garçon and Jamison Crowder) and a 100-yard rusher (Robert Kelley) in a single game for the first time since Sept. 12, 1999 vs. Dallas (Michael Westbrook, Albert Connell and Stephen Davis)... Gained 37 yards on 14 carries at DAL (11/24)... Rushed 14 times for 63 yards at ARI (12/4)... Rushed 16 times for 63 yards with a 22-yard touchdown at PHI (12/11) and added two catches for 25 yards. His 22-yard rushing touchdown was the longest rushing touchdown by the member of the Redskins since a 39-yard touchdown run by Matt Jones in Week 2 of the 2015 season... Gained eight yards on nine carries with a touchdown and recorded career highs in receptions (four) and receiving yards (47) vs. CAR (12/19). Recorded his sixth rushing touchdown of the season on a five-yard touchdown run, tying Andy Farkas (six in 1938) for fifth-most by a rookie in franchise history... Rushed 19 times for 76 yards in a win at CHI (12/24)... Gained 33 yards on 12 carries vs. NYG (1/1).

COLLEGE
Played collegiately at Tulane from 2011-15, appearing in 50 career games with 12 starts... Recorded 318 career rushing attempts for 1,295 yards with six rushing touchdowns in addition to catching 86 career passes for 727 yards with six receiving touchdowns... As a senior in 2015, rushed 65 times for 252 yards and one touchdown in 12 games with six starts. Also gained 33 yards on six receptions with a receiving touchdown... Redshirted in 2014... Played in all 13 games with two starts as a junior in 2013, finishing second on the team in rushing attempts (98), rushing yards (420) and rushing touchdowns (three). Added 18 receptions for 176 yards with one receiving touchdown... Saw action in all 12 games with four starts as a sophomore, gaining 286 yards on 81 carries and catching 46 passes for 340 yards with four receiving touchdowns... Played in all 13 games as a true freshman, setting Tulane single-season records in kick returns (64) and kick return yardage (1,305). Also gained 332 rushing yards on 74 carries with two rushing touchdowns and added 16 receptions for 178 receiving yards.

PERSONAL
Attended O. Perry Walker H.S. in New Orleans, where he ran 404 times for 2,347 yards with 25 touchdowns and recorded 28 receptions for 242 yards with three receiving touchdowns during his prep career... Named first-team All-District 10-4A as a junior and senior... As a senior, named honorable-mention all-state and first-team all-metro after running for 947 yards and 10 touchdowns despite being plagued by a back injury... Ran for 1,400 yards and 15 touchdowns while catching 18 passes for 156 yards and a score as a junior en route to earning first-team all-state honors... Majored in homeland security... Son of Robert Thompson and Darriel Kelley. Has one brother, Fred, and four sisters: Johnqul, Kevijon, Yonnie and Nigal... Full name: Robert John Kelley... Born Oct. 3, 1992, in New Orleans.

COMMUNITY
In 2016, participated in recess events alongside 200 students from various D.C. schools at a Play 60 event, played alongside fans to benefit children in the second annual Redskins Charity Golf Classic, read class favorites to middle school students and also served as a judge for a touchdown dance competition at Raymond Education Campus in Washington, D.C., and participated in a financial literacy course hosted by eighth grade students at Kenmoor Middle School at Junior Achievement’s Finance Park in Hyattsville, Md.

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 168 704 4.2 66 6 12 82 6.8 22 1 0 0
2016 WAS 15 9 168 704 4.2 66 6 12 82 6.8 22 1 -- --

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Recent Videos

  • Redskins.com One-On-One: Rob Kelley

    Posted Aug 17, 2017

    Running back Rob Kelley talks with Redskins.com's Perry Mattern about taking advantage of snaps in the preseason and working on his craft.

  • CSN: Rob Kelley: 'As long as my team is playing, I'm playing'

    Posted Aug 17, 2017

    The back field competition for the Washington Redskins remains competitive for Week 2 of the preseason. Running back Rob Kelley wants as many reps as he can.

  • CSN: Rob Kelley Talks About His New Diet

    Posted Aug 7, 2017

    CSN's Brian Mitchell caught up with Redskins RB Rob Kelley at training camp, and "Fat Rob" explained that Cajun food is the toughest thing to pass up, but he's had to limit it in order to get in peak shape.

  • Rob Kelley: It Feels Good Gruden Believes In Me

    Posted Aug 5, 2017

    Washington Redskins running back Rob Kelley joins Larry Michael on Redskins Nation to talk about how different this years training camp is compared to last years, his excitement towards Thursday's preseason game against the Ravens, and what he worked on throughout the offseason.

  • Training Camp One-On-One: Rob Kelley

    Posted Aug 4, 2017

    Washington Redskins running back Rob Kelley talks about the players intensity, what he's learned working with the offensive line, and his excitement towards playing the Ravens next week.