Originally posted on College Spun  |  Last updated 4/15/13
Kentucky football players had reason to smile after the Blue vs. White scrimmage, but it had nothing to do with what had just happened on the field and everything to do with someone special.  Kelly Melton is a seven year-old boy who is battling leukemia. Kelly spends too much of his time in the children’s hospital – but he has built a relationship with some of the UK football players.  Kelly had to go make sure his best friend @yaboic2 was ok! Kelly came back and said “don’t worry he ok!” twitter.com/Kickinit4Kelly… — Kickin it 4 Kelly (@Kickinit4Kelly) April 14, 2013 Kelly has obviously made an impact on Wildcat players – during the game, players were asking for his autograph. @1_step_cl0ser wanted Kelly’s autograph which started a trend! I think he signed 5 or 6 people’s passes! twitter.com/Kickinit4Kelly… — Kickin it 4 Kelly (@Kickinit4Kelly) April 14, 2013 Not only did Kelly get to be on the field for the scrimmage but he was also rewarded the game ball.  Kelly got the game ball at the Blue White game yesterday! twitter.com/Kickinit4Kelly… — Kickin it 4 Kelly (@Kickinit4Kelly) April 14, 2013 in the locker room before the game! youtu.be/tZpYOwleMrY?ac — Kickin it 4 Kelly (@Kickinit4Kelly) April 15, 2013
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