Chip off old block: Kelley becomes Colorado lineman like dad

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) As a 6-year-old, Alex Kelley settled into a lineman's stance next to his two brothers and father for a family photo at Folsom Field. An early glimpse of blocks to come. Born in Spain and raised in San Diego, the Colorado senior center grew up humming the school fight song and hanging on every word of the stories from his dad, Karry, an offensive tackle for...
Via Associated Press
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Colorado Buffaloes’ offense starts with center Alex Kelley, moves at hyper speed

BOULDER — The origin of Colorado’s brand of speed begins with the 310-pound man in the middle. By the time the Buffs concluded spring practice in April, it was clear to senior center Alex Kelley that his role in CU’s high-tempo offense was going to require a new standard of summer conditioning. “I lost a few more pounds than I played at last year,” said Kelley, who played...

Colorado Buffaloes dominate Colorado State Rams in Rocky Mountain Showdown

When center Alex Kelley alertly darted into the end zone and flung his 310 pounds onto the ball his quarterback fumbled, it was an early, unmistakable omen. Nothing could go wrong for Colorado. The Buffaloes began a critical season in resounding fashion Friday night, routing rival Colorado State 44-7 in the Rocky Mountain Showdown at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in front of...
Via The Denver Post
September 02, 2016

From turf to tundra, Buffs center Alex Kelley stays planted in perspective

Colorado Buffaloes center Alex Kelley got a much wider perspective in July when he took a three-week course in vegetation ecology while living at CU's Mountain Research Station, located at 9,500 feet in the mountains near Nederland.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
August 27, 2015

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