Before Combine: Hgt: 5105, Wgt: 190, 40YD: 4.38-4.44-4.49
Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 08/12/07: #17 CB, #150/750 Overall, Projected: Rnd 5 2007: All-Sun Belt Conference first-team choice…Started all twelve games at left cornerback, coming up with 60 tackles (50 solos), including 2.5 stops for losses of 6 yards…Caused three fumbles and recovered another, advancing that turnover 36 yards…Deflected nine passes and intercepted two others for minus 9 yards…Led the league and ranked fourth in the nation with 436 yards and three touch-downs on 25 punt returns (17.44 avg)…Finished third in the Sun Belt with 33 kickoff returns for a school season-record 765 yards (23.2 avg), topping his own mark of 634 yards in 2006…Led the team and ranked eighth in the conference with 1,228 all-purpose yards…Had 70 passes targeted into his territory, as the opposition caught 34 of those tosses (48.57%) for 407 yards (11.97-yard average per completion/5.81-yard average per attempt), no touchdowns and eleven first downs, as he prevented the receivers from getting to 25 throws while breaking up eleven others (nine deflections/two pass thefts)… Made fifteen of his plays on third-down and two more on fourth-down snaps…Turned the ball over once on three fumbles. 13 GP; 13 GS; PR 28-314-11.2-1; KR 27-634-23.5-0; 66 TT, 1 TFL, 1 INT, 7 PBU, 2 QBH, 2 FF; 2nd team All-Sun Belt at RS in '06. 11 GP; 0 GS; PR 33-417-12.6-1 KR 24-619-25.8-1; 30 TT, 1 TFL, 1 SK, 5 PBU; First team All-Sun Belt honors as a return man by averaging 25.8 yards per kickoff return and 12.6 yards on punt returns in '05. 12 GP; 0 GS; PR 26-304-11.7-2 KR 15-328-21.9-0; 17 TT, 1 INT, 1 PBU in '04.
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Draft Scout Leodis McKelvin News
01/09/13 - CB/KR Leodis McKelvin, who led the NFL in punt return average (18.7) and was fourth in kickoff returns (28.3) has been selected the return specialist on the 2012 USA Football All-Fundamentals Team, which honors 26 NFL players -- 11 offense, 11 defense and four special teams -- who exhibit exemplary football techniques for youth players to emulate. Each player earned a $1,500 equipment grant to donate to a youth program of their choice.
12/21/12 - CB/KR Leodis McKelvin was placed on injured reserve with a groin issue that wasn't going to heal anytime soon. The move freed up a roster spot for other needs. McKelvin had a Pro Bowl quality season returning kicks and punts, averaging 18.7 yards on 23 punt returns with two touchdowns and 28.3 yards on 18 kickoff returns with a long of 59.
12/19/12 - KR Leodis McKelvin, who missed last week's game because of a groin problem, did not practice Wednesday. His absence is a huge blow to the team's special teams heading into Miami.
12/17/12 - CB/KR Leodis McKelvin was inactive against the Seahawks because of a groin injury.
12/12/12 - CB/KR Leodis McKelvin did not practice due to a groin issue. Depth and special teams would be impacted if he's less-than-100 percent.