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Jim Kelly


1960 Born February 14 in East Brady, Pennsylvania
1979 Starts in his eighth game at the University of Miami
1980 Leads team to Peach Bowl appearance
1983 Drafted by the Buffalo Bills, but signs with Houston Gamblers of USFL
1984 Named USFL's Most Valuable Player
1986 Signs with the Buffalo Bills
1987 Named All-Pro
1988 Leads team to AFC East division title
1990 Leads Buffalo to first ever Super Bowl
1991 Makes second Super Bowl appearance
1992 Leads team to third Super Bowl
1993 Leads Buffalo to record setting fourth consecutive Super Bowl
1996 Retires after disappointing season
1997 Son is born with rare Krabbe's Disease
2002 Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

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