Gamecocks hold first competition of Muschamp era
Check out the photo gallery from the South Carolina football game against No. 11 Florida.
2015: Transfer who joined the Gamecocks in January of 2015 as a walk-on... was the only punter to go through spring drills... earned a spot on the Ray Guy Award Watch List... averaging 44.3 yards per punt with a net average of 41.3... ranked fourth in the SEC in punting average, while the Gamecocks were second in the league and seventh in the country in net punting... 45 percent (25-of-55) of his punts were inside the 20 with just four touchbacks... had 14 punts of 50-plus yards... averaged 46.5 yards on five punts with two inside the 20 and a long of 60 in his debut against North Carolina... also converted a fourth down with a 17-yard run off a fake... averaged 45.0 yards on four punts with three inside the 20 against UCF... had a 54-yard punt with three of four inside the 20 at Missouri... averaged 49.7 yards on six punts at Tennessee, including three of 50-plus yards, including a 56-yarder... boomed a career-long 69-yard punt against Florida... averaged 49.3 yards on three punt against The Citadel, including a 58-yarder... averaged 49.8 yards on five punts with a long of 68 against Clemson.
2014: Did not play football while attending Tallahassee Junior College.
2013: Spent the season at Florida Atlantic University... punted for 3,072 yards, averaging 42.7 yards on 72 punts... had 19 punts of over 50 yards, including a season-long 64-yarder, and pinned opponents inside the 20 on 26 occasions... ranked third in Conference USA and 36th in the NCAA for average yards per punt... ranked third in punting yards and second in average yards per punt in FAU history... also had a pair of 63-yard boots... named the Special Teams MVP and was a three-time FAU game ball winner (at ECU, at Rice and New Mexico State)... received second-team honors in Phil Steele's Mid-Season All-C-USA team and was a second team all-conference selection.
2012: Joined the FAU squad in the fall and handled every punt during the season... averaged 39.9 yards on 68 punt including 14 that were 50-plus yards... 26 landed inside the 20... had a career-long 68-yard punt against Lafayette, a 66-yarder against Bowling Green and a 64-yarder against FIU... saw four games where he was called into action eight times, all on the road (Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana-Monroe and Western Kentucky)... four of his 50+ yard boots were at Alabama, including two that fell inside the 20... attempted a field goal in the season opener and was credited with six kickoffs in the first two games with a pair of touchbacks... awarded a scholarship after his freshman season by Carl Pelini.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from West Orange High in Winter Garden, Fla. in 2012... played quarterback, punter and kicker for the Warriors... during his final two seasons, he set 11 school records... as a senior, he connected on 5-of-9 field goals, 19-of-26 extra points and averaged 34 yards per punts.
PERSONAL: Sean Edward Kelly is pursuing a degree in criminal justice.