Name: Joey Kelly
Position: Long Snapper
Year: (Redshirt) Sophomore
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Brophy College Prep
2021 stats: Kelly did not see any game action for the Syracuse Orange.
2022 projections: Will be looking to grab the back-up long-snapper position this Fall. With four specialists on the roster it will be a tough battle but Kelly’s experience could be pivotal.
How’d he get here?: Was offered a preferred walk-on role after former Syracuse special teams coach Justin Lustig watched him in action.
What’d recruiting sites say?: No ranking from services but was rated the 70th best long snapper in 2019 by Rubio Long snapping
Interesting nugget o’interest: Joey was a member of Brophy Prep’s state championship rugby squad.