Gators Legacy Kelsey Enjoys Junior Day

Keith Kelsey is no stranger to the Florida Gators. The Gainesville High School linebacker is the son of Gator Great Keith Kelsey, who played on the Gators' 1996 national championship team. The 6-foot-2, 216-pound junior had a great visit to the Florida campus on junior day Saturday.

Keith Kelsey is still waiting for an offer from Florida. He holds offers from USF and Marshall, and besides Florida, he's been talking to Louisville and UCF a lot lately. Kelsey says he's continuing to build good relationships with the coaches at Florida and their message to him is simply: keep doing what you're doing.

"They were telling me they liked my film, how I progressed through the season, they would like me at linebacker though," he said.

"We talked about the academic part of the school, then I ate with the coaches, had some conversations with them, they showed us around the weight room, met with the defensive coaches and stuff."

Kelsey's dad has come with him in the past to visit Florida, but he decided to stay home this time. They live in Gainesville anyway, and spend plenty of time around the program as it is.

The younger Kelsey did get a chance to catch up with some other Gator legacies, Florida running back commit Kelvin Taylor and safety prospect Marcell Harris. All three of their fathers played on the 1996 Gators national championship team.

"We said it'd be cool if all of us went there because all our dads went there."

While Kelsey says his father would love for him to be a Gator, his dad is supportive of whatever choice he makes.

"He doesn't care where I go really, he says it's my decision."

Kelsey continues his intense workout routine almost every day, never missing a moment to make himself better.

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