He established the "Kelly For Kids Foundation" in 1987, which raises money for children's charities in Western New York.
When he was selected, by the Buffalo Bills, in the first round of the 1983 NFL entry draft, he was only one of seven QBs picked in the first round that year.
He passed for 574 yards in a game 24 Feb. 1985, with the USFL's Houston Gamblers, which is the most yards passing in a professional football game ever.
He was an official spokesman for the World University Games in 1993, hosted by the city of Buffalo.
President Clinton appointed him Kelly to the Presidential Committee on Physical Fitness and Sports in 1995.
Jim and his family currently live in Orchard Park, New York.
He served as an honorary chairperson of The Easter Seals Society.
He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002.
He was selected to the NFL's Pro Bowl four times.
He attended the University of Miami.
The Buffalo Bills made the NFL playoffs in eight of the eleven seasons Kelly was their starting quarterback.
His offensive style was called the "K-Gun Offense".
He led the Bills to four consecutive Super Bowls (1991-94).
He is widely considered to be the best quarterback in the brief history of the United States Football League (USFL).
Even though he was drafted out of college by the Buffalo Bills of the NFL, he signed with the USFL's Houston Gamblers.
Jim's son Hunter died on August 5,2002 who was diagnosed with Krabbe Leukodystrophy (Krabbe disease).
Jim led the Buffalo Bills to four consecutive Super Bowls in 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994.
Jim attended the University of Miami.
Jim played for the Buffalo Bills from 1986-1996.
Jim was inducted into the Hall Of Fame in 2002.
Jim: (on regarding his son) The toughest person I ever met in my life was my son, my hero, Hunter. I love you, buddy.