Kelly is in his first season with the Cardinals after serving as the head coach at Georgetown for the last eight seasons.
In his 31st year as a football coach, Kelly was named the 2011 Patriot League Coach of the Year and was an Eddie Robinson National Coach of the Year finalist after helping Georgetown to an 8-3 record. In his tenure at Georgetown, he had five players receive All-Patriot League honors, while six of his student-athletes earned league honors in 2012.
Ball State completes its Spring Practice schedule with its annual scrimmage Saturday at 2 p.m. at Scheumann Stadium. The scrimmage is free admission and 500 hot dogs will be given out free prior to the game, courtesy of Fisher Meats.