|| Kelton Lynn
At Stanford: Kelton is a former walk-on who saw limited playing time his first two seasons but came on last year to start five games and finish tied for second on the team in receptions ... Caught 19 balls for 254 yards and two touchdowns in 2006 as one of the team's top offensive threats ... This season, he will once again play a pivotal role among the Cardinal's receiving corps ... Possesses good hands and athletic ability ... Helps give Stanford tremendous overall depth at the receiver positions.
Career Game Highs: Rec - 6, vs. Navy (9/16/06) Yards - 86, at Notre Dame (10/7/06) TD - 1, twice LG - 57, at Notre Dame (10/7/06).
The 2007 Season:
The 2006 Season: Injuries at the wide receiver position gave Kelton an opportunity to receive extensive playing time in 2006 ... He played in 11 of 12 games and started five ... Finished the season second on the club with 254 receiving yards and tied for second with 19 catches ... Tied for third on the club with two touchdowns (both on receptions) ... Recorded all but one of his catches (for six yards) over a four-game stretch that included contests against Navy, Washington State, UCLA and Notre Dame ... Paced the team in both receptions and receiving yards three-times during the season: versus Navy (6-72), in his first career start against Washington State (5-65, TD) and at Notre Dame (4-86, TD) ... The six catches against the Midshipmen established a career-best and his game-high 86 receiving yards versus the Irish was also the best game of his career ... Had his first career TD reception on a 25-yarder from Trent Edwards versus Washington State ... His second touchdown turned out to be the team's third longest play from scrimmage in 2006 when he caught Anthony Kimble's halfback option pass for a 57-yard TD at Notre Dame ... Named First Team Pac-10 All-Academic.
Season Game Highs: Rec - 6, vs. Navy (9/16/06) Yards - 86, at Notre Dame (10/7/06) TD - 1, twice LG - 57, at Notre Dame (10/7/06).
The 2005 Season: Played in one game off the bench as a backup wide receiver.
The 2004 Season: Did not play in 2004 as a true freshman wide receiver.
In High School: Played wide receiver, kicker, punter and cornerback, as well as kickoff/punt returner at Fairview High School in Colorado ... Caught 149 passes for 2,409 yards while scoring a total of 27 touchdowns in high school career ... Kicked 100 extra points and 28 field goals, while totaling 348 career points ... In his senior season, he had 49 receptions for 911 yards and 134 rushing yards on only 27 attempts in addition to two interceptions, one returned for a 72-yard touchdown ... Returned two kickoffs for touchdowns and compiled more than 700 return yards ... Two-time First-Team All-State selection as wide receiver and three time First-Team All-League selection as a kicker ... All-League honorable mention as return specialist and two-time All-County selection ... Had a record-breaking junior season setting three all-time state records with 100 receptions, 1,498 yards receiving yards, and 16 field goals in a season while leading his team to the state championship game ... Also played four years of basketball, three seasons of soccer and one year of track ... Selected for AAU elite traveling basketball team freshman and sophomore years, and received all-academic selection and defensive MVP as a senior ... MVP of State Cup in soccer in his sophomore year while leading league in scoring ... Qualified for state track meet in the 4x400 as a senior ... First-Team Academic All-State, Denver Athletic Club Student Athlete of the Year Finalist, Colorado Scholar-Athlete selected by National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame ... High School Salutatorian.
Personal Information: Management, Science and Engineering major ... National Merit Scholar ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Sister, Kelsey, plays for the Stanford women's rugby team which won the 2005 National Championship.
Getting To Know Lynn Kelton
I would describe myself as a person as:
What people don't know about me is:
Everyone celebrates my birthday (Halloween)
The reason I love football is:
The competition and camaraderie
The biggest thrill in my life to date is:
Bungee jumping in Costa Rica
My favorite stadium in which to play is:
Notre Dame Stadium
A friend from another college football team is:
Taylor Tharp (Boise State)
The reason I chose Stanford University is:
The combination of strong academics and high-level athletics
Since coming to Stanford, I have learned:
That it really is possible for some people to do everything
The best thing about Stanford is:
The impressive people and beautiful weather
The sports teams I followed when I was younger:
Denver Broncos and Colorado Buffaloes
When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be:
The person I admire most is:
My older sister Kelsey
Least Favorite Food:
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:
Pasta and grilled chicken
Favorite TV Show:
The favorite place I've visited:
The Galapagos Islands
Last Updated: March 13, 2008