Get To Know Your Sun Devils: Quarterback Taylor Kelly

TEMPE, AZ - OCTOBER 29: Quarterback Taylor Kelly #10 of the Arizona State Sun Devils rushes the football past David Goldberg #55 of the Colorado Buffaloes during the college football game at Sun Devil Stadium on October 29, 2011 in Tempe, Arizona. The Sun Devils defeated the Buffaloes 48-14. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Our new "Get To Know Your Sun Devils" series is a great way for fans to learn about ASU's players beyond their performance on the gridiron.

Our first ever edition features new starting quarterback and Idaho native, Taylor Kelly.

What is your favorite uniform combination?

"I like our white helmet with the maroon and white bottoms."

If you could be any super hero, who would you be and why?

"Probably like Iceman, freezes things."

What's the biggest misconception about Idaho?

"That they think it's just full of potatoes and farmland."

Why do you wear jersey number 10?

"It's always just been one of my favorite numbers, there are a few good quarterbacks."

What's your favorite movie?

"There are plenty of them, I like Rambo, that type of stuff."

What kind of music do you listen to?

"All kinds. Country, rap, hip-hop, alternative, R&B."

What's your favorite restaurant?

"Ruth's Chris."

If you could have dinner with three people, living or dead, who would they be?

"It'd have to be Tom Brady, the president, and my mom."

If you weren't playing football what would your ideal job be?

"It'd probably be in some sort of sales marketing. My step-dad has this company and I would work for him."

Where would be your ideal vacation spot?


When was your first kiss?

"Probably in the middle school area, 6th grade."

What is one funny embarrassing thing about yourself that people probably do not know?

"When I stand I have a weird stance, some people make fun of me for it when I am on the sidelines."

What are some of Coach Graham's sayings?

"Own the ball, mental focus!"

What professional sport teams do you root for?

"The Broncos and the Philadelphia Eagles for football, and basketball the Miami Heat."

What was the main reason you decided to attend ASU?

"Just the atmosphere of it, and just being down here I wanted to play somewhere warm."

Have a question for your favorite Sun Devil? Tweet them to @HaberBen or email at

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