April 2, 2007

Kelley already among the stars of his class

It's funny how a little thing like personal expectations can change for a young man over the course of a few months.

Take Austin (Texas) Lake Travis offensive lineman Paden Kelley.

When the 6-foot-6, 262-pound soon-to-be junior first went into the 2006 season, the expectations were not to play at a level that would put him among the tops of his peers at his position for the Class of 2009.

In fact, when you look at his meteoric rise in the last 12 months, Kelley's expectations were fairly modest.

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