Cal Football BIO
Trevor Kelly
Player Profile:
Trevor Kelly 1787249
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 300
Year: Senior
Hometown: South San Francisco, CA
High School: College of San Mateo/Sacramento State/El Camino HS
Experience: 1 Letter

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Career Stats
Game Logs: 2015 | 2014

Kelly played in 24 games with two starts at Cal during his 2014 junior and 2015 senior seasons after transferring from College of San Mateo and previously playing at Sacramento State. Kelly contributed 30 tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss (-7 yards), 1.0 sack (-7 yards) and one quarterback hurry two campaigns.

Cal Career (2014-15)

  • Played in 24 games with two starts and contributed 30 tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss (-7 yards), 1.0 sack (-7 yards) and one quarterback hurry in two seasons from 2014-15 after transferring from College of San Mateo and previously playing at Sacramento State
  • Registered a career-high 21 tackles as a junior, while his 1.0 tackle for loss (-7 yards), 1.0 sack (-7 yards) and one quarterback hurry during his 2015 senior campaign were all career bests
  • Had a career-high five tackles vs. UCLA as a junior

Senior (2015)

  • Played in 12 of 13 games all off the bench, contributing nine tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss (-7 yards), 1.0 sack (-7 yards) and one quarterback hurry, with all stats other than tackles the first of his career
  • Had a season-high three tackles as well as his lone career tackle for loss and sack for seven yards in the regular-season finale vs. Arizona State
  • Added two tackles at Stanford, as well as one each vs. San Diego State, at Utah, at UCLA and at USC
  • Played in the spring game but did not record any stats

Junior (2014)

  • Made a significant contribution to a defensive line that helped the Cal defense move up 48 spots from the previous season to No. 38 in rushing defense (144.6 ypg), cutting 44 yards off its per-game average allowed from the 2013 campaign
  • Totaled 21 tackles while played in all 12 games with two starts against Sacramento State and Oregon
  • Recorded tackles in 10 of the team’s 12 games with a career-high five stops vs. UCLA and tackles in other contests at Northwestern (4), vs. BYU (3), at Arizona (2), vs. Stanford (2), vs. Colorado (1), vs. Oregon (1), at Oregon State (1), vs. Washington (1) and at Washington State (1)
  • One of three players along with early high school graduate freshman Devante Downs and fellow junior college transfer Jonathan Johnson who were mid-year enrollees and participated with the team during its spring practices
  • Had one tackle in the spring game

College of San Mateo (2013)

  • Earned his team’s Bulldog Award after registering 44 tackles, 14.0 tackles for loss (-26 yards) to rank third in the NorCal Conference, 2.0 sacks (-8 yards), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, one pass breakup and one blocked kick to pick up All-Northern California Football Association NorCal Conference honors as a 2013 sophomore for a team that won the Bothman Bulldog Bowl and posted a 10-1 record with its lone loss to state champion and unbeaten Butte College
  • Had at least one tackle for loss in nine of 11 games during his sophomore campaign

Recruiting Notes (Junior College Class of 2014)

  • A three-star recruit according to 247Sports, 247Sports Composite, ESPN, Rivals and Scout
  • Listed among the nation’s top overall junior college players by 247Sports (No. 82) and 247Sports Composite (No. 95)
  • Listed among the nation’s top junior college defensive tackles by JC Gridiron (No. 6), 247Sports Composite (No. 15), 247Sports (No. 17) and ESPN (No. 19)
  • 247Sports (No. 21) and 247Sports Composite (No. 22) had him among the top junior college players overall in California
  • Received an 87 grade from 247Sports, while 247Sports Composite had him at 0.8514, ESPN at 77 and Rivals at 5.5

Sacramento State (2011-12)

  • Played in all 11 games with six starts as a redshirt freshman in 2012 and recorded 30 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss (-11 yards), 1.5 sacks (-6 yards), one pass breakup and one quarterback hurry
  • Redshirted as a true freshman in 2011

El Camino HS (Class of 2011)

  • Earned Peninsula Athletic League Defensive Player of the Year honors as a 2010 senior when he was an all-conference selection on both the offensive and defensive line
  • Won the Central Coast Section wrestling title in the 285-pound division and was ranked seventh in the state as a senior when he won all his matches by pin and registered a 50-6 all-time prep record on the mat
  • Named his school’s Athlete of the Year as a senior


  • Full name is Trevor Patrick Kelly
  • Born October 15, 1993
  • Mother is Michele Kelly
  • Has stated he looks up to former Cal and current Jacksonville Jaguars defensive lineman Tyson Alualu
  • Major is sociology

Kelly's Career Game Highs
Tackles: 5 (vs. UCLA, 2014)
Tackles For Loss: 1.0 (vs. Arizona State, 2015)
Tackle For Loss Yards: 7 (vs. Arizona State, 2015)
Sacks: 1.0 (vs. Arizona State, 2015)
Sack Yards: 7 (vs. Arizona State, 2015)
Quarterback Hurries: 1 (vs. Arizona State, 2015)

Last Updated
March 16, 2016

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