BIO: First-team all-conference selection who spent the season at right guard. Started all but a single game as a junior, totaling nine at guard and two at right tackle. Played with the first unit at left tackle as a sophomore.
POSITIVES: Efficient and hard-working lineman effective at several spots up front. Quick setting in pass protection, gets his hands into opponents then rides them from their angle of attack. Blocks with a wide base, immediately engages defenders off the snap and strong at the point, controlling opponents once engaged in a block. Smart and immediately picks up stunts or twists.
NEGATIVES: Solid athlete but only average skills in space or on the move. Struggles to get much movement from run blocks.
ANALYSIS: A steady performer, Bell's experience at several positions on the offensive line gives him added advantage. Known as a competitive blocker who works hard, Bell has the potential to start in the NFL as he physically matures and improves his blocking strength.