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Kelvin Jerome Kight (born July 2, 1982) is an American former college and professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for 4 seasons during the early 2000s. Kight played college football for the University of Florida, and thereafter, he played professionally for the Green Bay Packer and New England Patriots of the NFL.

Kelvin Kight
No. 13, 19
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1982-07-02) July 2, 1982 (age 37)
Atlanta, Georgia
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:Lithonia (GA)
College:Florida
Undrafted:2004
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Early yearsEdit

Kight was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended Lithonia High School in Lithonia, Georgia, and played high school football for the Lithonia Bulldogs.

College careerEdit

Kight accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for coach Steve Spurrier and coach Ron Zook's Florida Gators football teams from 2000 to 2003.[1] Memorably, he caught six passes for 132 yards against the Florida State Seminoles in 2002.[1] As a senior in 2003, he led the Gators with thirty-nine receptions for a total of 591 yards.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Kight was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the St. Louis Rams in 2004. Over his career, he has also been a member of the Green Bay Packers, the Jacksonville Jaguars, and the Minnesota Vikings. In Week 16 of the 2006 season, versus the Jacksonville Jaguars, Kight caught his first career catch on the first play of the game for the Patriots. He was waived by the team on September 1, 2007.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c 2011 Florida Gators Football Media Guide Archived April 2, 2012, at the Wayback Machine, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 98, 143–145, 170, 183 (2011). Retrieved August 30, 2011.
  2. ^ Mike Reiss, "Patriots cuts," Boston Globe (September 1, 2007). Retrieved February 5, 2008.