Legendary QB Kelly returns for homecoming

Hall of Famer to serve as grand marshal

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Jim Kelly is coming back to the University of Miami for homecoming.

The Hall of Fame quarterback will serve as grand marshal.

He will also be honorary captain for the homecoming football game Nov. 1 against North Carolina.

Kelly has been battling cancer.

He recently was diagnosed as cancer free.

"The University of Miami was and remains an important part of my life," Kelly said.  "My family and I are honored and we look forward to being grand marshal of the homecoming parade and honorary captain for the homecoming game."

Kelly will be joined by his wife, Jill, and daughters, Erin and Camryn.

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David Lang is executive producer of the Local 10 sports department.