Junior nickel Corey Bell discusses his role int he 2013 season and what he is doing in Fall Camp to prepare for the year.
Junior nickel Corey Bell talks about playing for his hometown school and what it's like having his father be a professor on campus.
BOISE STATE CAREER
JUNIOR (2013): Appeared in each of the Broncos' 13 games, including 10 starts...major contributor on special teams...recorded 76 tackles on the season (48 solo), the second-most on the team...included were 4.5 tackles-for-loss and a sack...also broke up two passes and recovered a fumble...had double-digit tackle games against both Utah State (12; Oct. 12) and Colorado State (11; Nov. 2)...season-high 1.5 TFLs against the Aggies...sack came against Southern Miss (Sept. 28)...fumble recovery came against Wyoming (Nov. 16)...had at least five tackles in seven games, and at least seven tackles in five games...named Fall 2013 Academic All-Mountain West...led the Broncos onto the field with The Hammer against UT Martin (Sept. 7)...served as a Game Captain against Utah State (Oct. 12) and New Mexico (Nov. 30).
SOPHOMORE (2012): Appeared in each of the Broncos' 13 games, including starts in four of the final five games of the season...first-career start came against San Diego State (Nov. 3)...registered 45 tackles (22 solo) on the season, including 0.5 for-loss...tackle total ranked seventh on the team...returned a fumble 19 yards for a touchdown against Wyoming (Oct. 27)...career-high eight tackles (two solo) against Washington in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas (Dec. 22)...led the Broncos onto the field with The Hammer against San Diego State (Nov. 3).
FRESHMAN (2011): Played in each of the Broncos' final eight games of the season after burning his redshirt against Colorado State (Oct. 15)...primarily played special teams, but also saw action at nickel...recorded nine tackles (five solo), including a career-high three against New Mexico (Dec. 3)...recovered a fumble against San Diego State (Nov. 18), and broke up a pass against Wyoming (Nov. 26).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned three varsity football letters...voted first-team all-state as a senior...named Southern Idaho Conference Player of the Year in 2010...second-team all-conference as a junior...played in the Idaho East-West Shriners All-Star game as a senior...finished senior season with 44 tackles, 12 tackles-for-loss, three sacks and three interceptions - one of which was returned for a touchdown...carried the football 138 times for 915 yards and 14 touchdowns...caught 22 passes for 289 yards and 11 touchdowns...as a junior, recorded 50 tackles, nine TFLs, three interceptions and two forced fumbles...finished his sophomore season with 45 tackles, six TFLs, three interceptions and three fumble recoveries...also earned one varsity letter in basketball...earned Academic All-Conference as a sophomore, junior and senior...high school coach was Todd Simis.
MAJOR - Business
BOISE STATE VARSITY LETTERS EARNED - Three