About Jim Kelly Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
Jim Kelly is an NFL Hall of Fame quarterback, having led the Buffalo Bills to four consecutive AFC Championships from 1990 to 1993. Born in Pittsburgh, the five-time Pro Bowler is universally recognized as one of the greatest passers to play the game. Jim Kelly played for the Buffalo Bills from 1986 to 1996, taking the team to six AFC East titles. Ahead of his time, Kelly used the “K-Gun” no-huddle offense to rack up touchdowns while keeping opposing defenses guessing. Our collection of Jim Kelly memorabilia is 100% authenticated and makes the perfect gift for the Buffalo Bills fan in your life.
Jim Kelly played college ball at the University of Miami before the Buffalo Bills selected him with the fourteenth overall pick in the star-studded 1983 draft. Kelly would spend two seasons with the Houston Gamblers of the USFL, winning league MVP in 1984. For his NFL career, Jim Kelly threw for over 35,000 yards to go along with 237 touchdowns a 60% completion percentage. In 1991, he was named as the first-team All-Pro QB, having led the league in touchdown passes with 33. His Buffalo Bills teammates could always count on him when it mattered most, as Kelly would lead 21 fourth-quarter comebacks and 28 game-winning drives.
Jim Kelly was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 2002, his very first year of eligibility. He is also only the second player to have his number retired in Buffalo. Jim Kelly’s exploits off the field far surpass anything he ever did on the field, as he was given the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at the ESPYs for his inspiring fight against cancer. Jim Kelly is a hero to millions and his autographed memorabilia can find a place of honor in any collection.
Collecting Jim Kelly Memorabilia
Jim Kelly Autographed Photos
: Buffalo Bills fans and any football fan will want to remember Jim Kelly’s heroics and our collection of autographed photos is the perfect way to relive his career. Savvy collectors will want to get their hands on an authentic, signed Jim Kelly picture before they increase in value. You cannot go wrong with our wide selection of autographed photos, from Kelly under center calling out a play to throwing yet another perfect pass.
Jim Kelly Autographed Jerseys
: The Buffalo Bills proudly wear red, white and blue uniforms and no one wore it better than quarterback Jim Kelly. Fans and collectors with Kelly’s No. 12 jersey hanging on their wall will feel like they have memorabilia right out of the Hall of Fame. Many of our authentic Jim Kelly jerseys bear his inscription marking his induction into the Hall of Fame in 2002.
Jim Kelly Autographed Footballs
: Jim Kelly could accurately put a football anywhere he wanted to, and football fans are going to want one of his autographed footballs in their home or office. An authentic Jim Kelly football is the best way to honor the career of one of the game’s great quarterbacks. Any signed Jim Kelly football is a treasure, but collectors seeking something truly rare will want footballs bearing his inscriptions like “Kelly Tough.”
Jim Kelly Autographed Helmets
: Jim Kelly was a truly unique player and an autographed helmet of his is certainly a unique collectible that can only increase in value. Sportsmemorabilia.com has many of the traditional Buffalo Bills helmets, but fans may want to seek out the throwback helmets we have that feature a red buffalo on a background. Our collection includes one-of-a-kind signed helmets like ones signed by both Jim Kelly and Thurman Thomas.