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UW This Season: Listed as the No. 2 center on the depth chart, Kiely will be a valuable asset to the UW offensive line. His strength and size are a plus and he adds significant depth to the offensive line.
2012: After sitting out as a redshirt in 2011, Kiely quickly moved up the depth chart in UW's spring drills. Kiely saw action against Cal Poly and served as a contributing member of the practice squad.
High School: Kiely was named to the Chicago Tribune Second Team All-State squad for all classes as a senior. Kiely also earned All-Area and All-Conference honors in 2010, while leading his team to an 8-3 record and the second round of the state playoffs. His junior year, Kiely was part of a Wheaton North team that advanced to the quarterfinals of state after posting a 7-5 record. In track and field, he was his conference's shot put champion as a junior and placed 10th at the state championships. He played for head football coach Joe Wardynski.
Personal: The son of Maureen and Ralph Kiely, he is the eldest of four children. He has twin sisters, Ciara and Jessica, and a younger brother, John. Kiely was also recruited by Army, Kansas and Northern Illinois. He is pursuing a degree in marketing at UW.