Lorne Bell
Lorne  Bell

Simi Valley, Calif.

High School:
Simi Valley

Fresno State: A tough and smart player who has overcome a devastating injury to become a leader of the Bulldog defense ... selected second team All-WAC as a junior and is on most preseason All-WAC teams ... was selected the Paul Schechter Courage Award winner for working hard to overcoming his injury suffered in the final regular season game of the 2007 season ... a hard hitting player, called by teammates the hardest hitting player in the WAC ... a standout in the class room as an Academic All-WAC performer ... plays well against the run ... leads with his toughness and style of play. (2009): Selected second team All-WAC and named to the Academic All-WAC team ... finished second on the team with 65 tackles despite missing two games with an injury ... made 45 unassisted tackles ... had a career high of 10 tackles at Illinois in the final regular season game ... made his first career interceptions at New Mexico State and returned it 17 yards ... had a career-high eight solo tackles, two for losses, against Utah State ... had back-to-back nine tackle games against Utah State and Idaho. (2008): Ranked 10th on the team in tackles with 41 and batted down one pass ... selected Academic All-WAC ... emerged as a leader of the defense as the season progressed ... started four games, including the last four of the season ... had a season-high seven tackles against Nevada and had six against Boise State. (2007): In his first year on the field in a Bulldog uniform, Bell played in 12 games and was sixth on the team with 51 total tackles (27 solo, 24 assisted) ... Had a season-high eight total tackles (six solo, two assisted) at Hawaii ... suffered an injury against Kansas State and missed the bowl game ... named to the Academic All-WAC team. (2006): Redshirted

High School: A versatile player with experience playing both offense and defense ... as a wide receiver, had 63 catches for 902 yards and eight touchdowns in 2005 ... led his team as a senior with 102 tackles ... made four interceptions and three sacks ... selected the team's MVP ... named a Scholar-Athlete by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame's San Fernando Valley Chapter ... also played guard on the basketball team ... brother, Calvin, played football at Michigan ... coached by Todd Borowski.

Personal: Born March 27, 1988 in Simi Valley, Calif....married to Adrianna Bell... parents' names are Renee and Calvin Bell ... has an older brother, Calvin Jr. and an older sister, Shannon ... enjoys basketball ... lists Michael Jordan as his favorite athlete ... admires his parents.

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