Chip Kell was a force on the Tennessee football team

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The report claims that Kell was a prominent figure in the SEC. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a result of his achievements with the Volunteers:

As a sophomore in 1968, Kell was named all-Southeastern Conference; as a junior and senior, he became an all-American guard. He won the Jacobs Trophy twice as the top blocker in the SEC. He was admitted to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006.

According to the University of Tennessee’s website, Kell helped his offensive line set a record in 1970 by blocking 2,365 yards. Kell was not just a brilliant football player but also a three-time winner of the Tennessee shot put championship.

A view of a Los Angeles Chargers helmet was displayed in Arlington, Texas, USA, on November 23, 2017, before the team’s game versus the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. The Chargers of San Diego selected Kell. The Los Angeles Chargers upset the Dallas Cowboys 28–6. Credit Required: Jerome Miron/USA TODAY Sports

With Tennessee, Kell achieved a significant deal of success. Later on in his NFL career, he would sign with the San Diego Chargers. According to Knox Today:

Kell guided Tennessee to a 26-5 record over the course of three seasons. The 1970 team finished 11-1, defeated Air Force in the Sugar Bowl, and finished fourth in the AP poll.

In the seventeenth round, San Diego selected him. His initial salary was $17,000. He moved to Edmonton, where he joined the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian League. In his second season, he had a severe knee injury.

Kell was inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame and attended Avondale High School.