One of Miami's best recruiting classes in the history of the school has lived up to the billing and has earned the hardware to prove it. This past season, this class has produced one 1st team All-American, one Mr. Basketball, one Cincinnati player of the year, and multiple conference players of the year and all-state selections. However, one future RedHawk likely will not make it to Oxford.
May 1, 2009
"It was awesome." That is how Drew Kelly described his visit to Miami this past weekend. So awesome, in fact, that Kelly left Oxford as the fourth commitment in the class of 2009. That class has already shaped up to be Miami's best recruiting class in over a decade, and there is still one more scholarship to give.
September 3, 2008
When Drew Kelly's high school coach told him to take his time finding the school that was right for him, he was probably listening carefully. See, Brian Kelly isn't just Drew's coach, he's also his father. But the elder statesman of the Kelly family had another message for his boy. "I figured if something grabbed his heart, he should go for it."
August 31, 2008
Drew Kelly is one of the top forwards in the state of Tennessee and a key recruiting target for the Miami RedHawks. As a junior this past season for Centennial High School in Franklin, Tennessee, the 6-7, 245 pound Kelly led his team to a 27-6 record and a trip to the regional semifinals. "We beat a lot of good teams last year. We had a (physically) strong team."
August 8, 2008
Drew Kelly, a 6-foot-7 forward from Franklin (TN) Centennial, is one of the country's top two-sport athletes. Kelly has three scholarship offers from football and has gotten recruiting interest from several programs, including Big Ten schools Minnesota and Iowa. GoldenSports.Net caught up with Kelly, who was playing in the adidas Supper 64 in Las Vegas, to learn the latest on his recruitment.
July 25, 2008