Blaise

Bell

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#5

Wide Receiver
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 204
Year: Senior
Hometown: Aurora, Ill.
High School: Metea Valley

Bio

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017:
• Named second team All-Patriot League.
• Started all 11 games at wide receiver.
• Led the team with 46 receptions for 601 yards and eight touchdowns, while averaging 13.1 yards per catch.
• Ranked third in the Patriot League in receiving touchdowns, fifth in receiving yards, sixth in yards per reception, seventh in receptions and eighth in scoring.
• Finished the year 27th in the nation in receiving touchdowns and 82nd in receptions.
• Posted season highs of 10 catches and 129 receiving yards at Connecticut, while scoring one touchdown.
• Totaled nine receptions for 119 yards and two scores at Dartmouth.
• Had touchdown receptions of 27 and 28 yards at Lehigh.
• Caught six passes for 66 yards in the victory over Georgetown.
• Made four receptions for 63 yards and a touchdown against Monmouth.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016:
• Played in seven games with three starts, seeing action at both quarterback and wide receiver.
• Connected on 43 of 80 passes for 348 yards and a touchdown.
• Rushed 24 times for seven yards, and caught three passes for 52 yards and a score.
• Had two receptions for 48 yards and a touchdown at New Hampshire.
• Completed 14 of 27 attempts for 157 yards against Lehigh, while rushing 13 times for 21 yards.
• Threw for 87 yards on 15 of 22 passing at Colgate.
• Hit on 11 of 23 passes for 81 yards and a score against Bucknell.
• A Veteran Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2015:
• Saw action in all 11 games as a backup quarterback and wide receiver.
• Completed eight of 13 passes for 57 yards on the season, while rushing 15 times for 66 yards and making 14 receptions for 135 yards and a touchdown.
• Started at wide receiver against Lafayette and totaled two catches for 19 yards and five carries for 35 yards, in addition to hitting on five of eight passes for 39 yards.
• Made four receptions for 38 yards and a score against Brown.
• Caught two passes for 39 yards at Towson.
• Hauled in two catches for 32 yards at Fordham.
• Rushed three times for 25 yards in the win over Georgetown, in addition to completing two passes for nine yards.
• An Emerging Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014:
• Missed the entire season due to injury and received a medical redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Ben Kleinhans at Metea Valley High School in Aurora, Ill.
• Served as team captain during his senior season.
• A two-time All-Conference selection.
• Threw for over 2,800 yards during his high school career.
• Set school single-game, single-season and career records for passing yards.
• Named Academic All-Conference as a senior.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Kevin and Airraca Bell.
• Father played football at Nicholls State University.
• Has two sisters (Kayla and Jazmine).
• Majoring in Psychology.

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