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Jason Kelce
Jason Kelce

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

High School:
Cleveland Heights

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 280

Position:
OL

Birthdate:
11/05/1987

Experience:
3L


2009: A second-team all-BIG EAST honoree ... started all 13 games at left guard ...behind the offensive line, the Bearcats had an individual top the 100-yard plateau in eight out of 13 games overall ... UC topped 200-yards rushing on three occasions and set school records for points and touchdowns.

2008: Made 13 starts at left guard ... helped the UC offense average 27.3 points and 375.3 yards of total offense per contest.

2007: A former walk-on linebacker, who worked hard in the off-season to compete for a spot on the off ensive line ... challenged for the starting center duties during the preseason ... saw action at center and guard in nine contests ... a member of the record-setting offense that posted 472 points (36.3 per game), and 434.0 yards per game in 2007 ... also participated on special teams where he notched three tackles in the last two games of the season, including two stops in the Papajohns.com Bowl against Southern Miss.

2006: Redshirted ... earned the Scout Team Defensive Player of the Year Award ... won Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week honors for the Akron and Rutgers games.

Cleveland Heights High School: Two-time all-league selection for head coach Mike Jones ... league defensive MVP ... made 105 tackles at linebacker as a senior ... also recorded 33 tackles for loss and returned a fumble for a touchdown ... averaged 9.5 yards per carry as a running back.

Jason D. Kelce: Born Nov. 5, 1987... son of Ed and Donna Kelce ... uncle Don Blalock played football at Purdue and grandfather Don Blalock played football at Ohio ... brother Travis is a sophomore tight end for the Bearcats.

Academic Major: Marketing.