Spent the spring of 2000 working in the weightroom rehabilitating his injured knee ... Was not allowed to participate in spring drills with the team ... With continued progress could be ready for fall camp ...
1999: Was pressed into service late in the 1999 season due to injuries in the Memphis defensive secondary ... Was inserted in the Tulane game in the Superdome in New Orleans ... Recorded three tackles including two solo hits in the Tigers' 49-7 win over the Green Wave ... Played the following week in the Southern Mississippi game ... Registered two tackles before suffering a torn ACL in his right knee ... Had surgery and missed the remainder of the season ... Finished the campaign with five total tackles ... Was already into rehab on his knee before the season ended ...
Prep: Played running back and defensive back at Tri-Cities High School ... Rushed for 1,385 yards in 1998 ... Totaled 23 rushing touchdowns on the season ... Played just half of the season as a defensive back and recorded five pass interceptions in just five games ... Was a first team all-county selection as a running back ... Was a second team All-Atlanta pick ... Received the Tri-Cities High Offensive MVP Award for 1998 ... Had a season high 236 yards and five touchdowns in a single game ... Set a school record for touchdowns in a season with 19 ... Was also a track letter winner ... Ran a 10.55 100 meters as a junior ... Ran the second fastest 60 meters in the nation as a junior ... Was the preseason pick to win both the 100 and 200 meters in the state of Georgia ... Played for Coach Michael Tanks at Tri-Cities High School ... Is the son of Emery and Mamie Bell ...
BELL'S CAREER HIGHS