Named All-Big Ten Honorable Mention for the 2011 college football season as voted on by the conference media.
Team Most Valuable Player - offense ... Academic All-Big Ten ... honorable mention All-Big Ten (media) ... Started all 12 games and played nearly every snap ... helped anchor an offensive line that blocked for a school-record tying five consecutive games with 200 or more yards rushing.
Academic All-Big Ten ... started all 12 games at left tackle.
Appeared in five games as a reserve.
Three-year starter at tight end ... all-area and team captain as senior ... honorable mention all-area his junior year ... coach was Dave Mattio ... also played basketball.
Given name is Dennis Andrew Kelly ... born Jan. 16, 1990 ... organizational leadership and supervision major ... enjoys sports, music and movies ... brother, Tim, played football at Eastern Illinois.