Larry Kelley

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: retired professional football player who became the second football player to win the Heisman Trophy in 1936 when he was an All-American end and senior captain at Yale University whose 49-yard touchdown reception in 1934 gave Yale a 7-0 victory snapping Princeton's 15-game winning streak, who sold his trophy at auction in 1999 for $328,110 to raise money for his nieces and nephews, and who was elected to the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame in 1969.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

 

Born: May 30, 1915

 

Died: June 27, 2000

 

Location: Hightstown, New Jersey