25 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Kelly, College Football Playoff COO

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Kelly, College Football Playoff COO

By Connect Sports Staff, April 19, 2017

Michael Kelly has served as chief operating officer of the College Football Playoff since 2012. Prior to that, he was the ACC’s senior association commissioner. Kelly also holds the distinction of being the only person to ever serve as lead local executive for three different Super Bowls in three different communities. But all of that information can be found on his bio. Here are 25 things you didn’t know about this sports events superstar.

1. My favorite sports movie is “Brian’s Song.”

2. I never leave the house without my iPhone.

3. If I had to eat one food for the rest of my life, it would be pizza.

4. Growing up, I was sure I would be a lawyer or a basketball coach.

5. I know every word to every song Sade sings.

6. If I could only watch one sport every day, it would be football.

7. My nickname in high school was Ice.

8. Next time the Olympics are in the U.S., they should be held in Los Angeles.

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