2014 Bell played in 11 of 12 games as a first-year contributor... Participated as cornerback and member of special team coverage units... Made first career start against Temple in opener... Also was in starting secondary against Ole Miss, UMass and South Carolina... Finished the year with 19 total tackles, 15 solo tackles and a pair of defensed passes... Posted six total tackles vs. Ole Miss and five solo tackles vs. UMass... Also registered five tackles vs. Temple.
2013 Bell did not see game action as a true freshman... He impressed as a defensive back on scout teams during the fall, and worked to build strength in the weight room.
High School Three-year starting cornerback for one of New Jersey's top private schools... As senior, posted two INTs, 12 pass breakups and accounted for three TDS for 8-2 St. Peter's team... Selected as Non-Public School All-State and All-League, Bell also participated in postseason Chesapeake All-Star Game... As junior, totalled three INTs and 12 passes defended for 7-4 Marauders' squad.
Personal Marion Tre'Quan Bell... Majoring in Communication Studies... Son of Marion and Vivian Bell... Born Jan. 14, 1995... Has two younger siblings, Jasmyn and Jaylen... Dad serves as head football coach at nearby East Orange (N.J.) HS... Involved in school's campus ministries, peer tutoring and community service projects.
Career Highs Total Tackles: 6 vs. Ole Miss, 9/6/2014 Solo Tackles: 5, vs. UMass, 9/13/2014 Break Ups: 2, vs. vs. UMass, 9/13/2014