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Khalil Bell

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Birthplace : Marin, California
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-03

Khalil Bell is an American football player as running back for the Chicago Bears of the NFL.

Signed by Minnesota as an undrafted free agent (5/4/09)... Cut by the Vikings (8/16/09)... Signed to the Bears practice squad (9/16/09)... Added to the Bears active roster (11/20/09)... Re-signed with Chicago (3/29/10). SIGNED through 2010

NFL Career

Spent the first half of his rookie season on the Bears practice squad before being added to the active roster on 11/20... Played in the final 7 games of the season, rushing for 220 yards on 40 carries (5.5 avg)... Also caught 1 pass for 4 yards... Added 1 special teams tackle... Made his NFL debut vs. PHI (11/22) and recorded a 72-yard run that was the longest by a Bears rookie in franchise history.

2009 : Carried the ball 40 times for 220 yards (5.5) in 7 games for Chicago... Caught 1 pass for 4 yards and collected 1 special teams stop... In his first career game, ran for 81 yards on 4 carries and had a 72-yard run on his first carry, the longest run by a Bears rookie in franchise history... Spent training camp with the Minnesota Vikings and the first half of the season on the Bears practice squad... Elevated to active roster 11/20/09.

COLLEGE:
Rushed for 1,741 yards on 395 carries (4.4 avg) at UCLA (2005-08)... Collected 17 rushing TDs to go along with 1 receiving TD... Caught 29 passes for 196 yards (6.8 avg) as a Bruin... Also returned 13 kickoffs for 191 yards (14.7 avg)... Posted a career-high 795 rushing yards as a junior but had his season cut short and appeared in just 8 games.

PERSONAL
Lettered in football as a running back and defensive back for coach Ken Peralta at Marin (CA) Catholic HS ... SuperPrep All-California (No. 67 player) ... Three-star selection by Scout.com ... Ranked No. 55 player in California by scout.com ... PrepStar All-Region selection ... Third-team All-State (Cal-Hi Sports) ... First-team All-State Small Schools (Cal-Hi Sports) ... As a senior, he was named all-league on both offense and defense ... Selected Back of the Year and Regional Player of the Year ... Had over 6,000 yards of total offense for his career ... Set school records for most rushing yards in a season, most touchdowns in a season, most carries in a season and highest average per carry ... Led Bay Area in rushing with 2,292 yards and 31 touchdowns ... As a safety, he made 70 tackles and five interceptions ... Also had 160 receiving yards and averaged 14 yards per punt return ...Two-star selection by rivals.com ... As a junior, he was named Back of the Year, Player of the Year and all-league.


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