NJ WR Kelly Trippanera

The wide-receiver from Point Pleasant Boro High School in New Jersey has already been receiving interest from several schools including Penn State.

Name: Kelly Trippanera
Position: WR, CB, PR
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195 pounds
40-yard dash: 4.7
Bench Press: 280
School: Point Pleasant Boro High School, Point Pleasant, NJ

Kelly totalled more than 640 yards on 31 receptions last season, including 6 touchdowns.

"I got 1st Team All-Shore and 3rd Team All-State," Kelly said.

Several schools have expressed an early interest in the wide-receiver prospect.

"I get letters from Penn State, UNC, Franklin & Marshall, Boston College, Syracuse and a couple more."

Did Kelly grow up liking a particular college team?

"Yeah, I like UNC.  I like both their basketball and their football teams."

The Tarheels appear to be Trippanera's early favorite.

Kelly stated that his high school coach believes that his chances of earning a Division I scholarship offer are "pretty good as long as I keep working on my speed."

"I've been going to a speed trainer, Calvin Thompson."

Kelly camped at Rutgers last year and will do so again this year.

"I think I might be going to Penn State this year too."

He has not attended any junior days to this point.


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