Former Clemson QB Kelly apologizes

April, 16, 2014
Apr 16
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Former Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly, who was dismissed from the team this week, apologized for his behavior, according to the Associated Press.

It was a family affair, as Kelly issued a statement Wednesday through his uncle, Dan Kelly, the vice president of Jim Kelly Inc. Chad Kelly is a nephew of former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly.

According to the Associated Press, Kelly said he apologized to Clemson's coaches and said he let "emotions get the best of me."

Kelly was benched in the second half of Clemson's spring game last week after arguing with the coaches over their decision to punt on a fourth-and-short. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney confirmed he will name Cole Stoudt as the team's starting quarterback next Monday.

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