Thomas Kelley

Thomas Kelley was a college football and basketball coach in the 1910’s and early 1920’s. He coached the University of Alabama football team for three seasons from 1915-1917 and went 17-7-1 in 25 games as coach of the Crimson Tide. He was also Alabama’s athletic director in 1915.

Kelley made several other coaching stops, including a 5-3 season at Missouri in 1922.

He played college football at the University of Chicago for Amos Alonzo Stagg, one of the biggest innovators in college football history.