Fifth-year member of the squad as a walk-on wide receiver • has played in two career games • will continue to add solid backup support at wide receiver • projected to battle for starting spot at X receiver • one of 20 Delaware natives and one of just eight seniors on the Blue Hen roster.
2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
Projected as a backup wide receiver but missed entire season after suffering injury in pre-season drills.
Earned first letter at Delaware as a backup wide receiver • saw only action of the season in a backup role vs. Wagner • selected by coaching staff to carry out the Delaware state flag in game vs. Maine • caught three passes for 68 yards in the Blue-White Spring Game.
Saw first career action when he played backup role in second half in win over Rhode Island • • hauled in two catches for 24 yards in Blue-White Spring Game • earned Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll citation.
Did not see action for the Blue Hens and retained freshman eligibility.
Standout in football and indoor and outdoor track & field at Salesianum School in Wilmington, Del • three-year varsity standout in football as a wide receiver for head coach Bill DiNardo • led team to 10-2 record and a state title in 2009 and a 9-3 record and a berth in the state tournament as a senior in 2010 • team's leading receiver his final two seasons • two-time all-conference selection • competed in sprint events in track & field for head coach Michael Losapio • served as captain and led team to state title as a senior in 2011 • President of the Minority Coalition at Salesianum • member of the Blue & Gold Club as part of the DFRC • honor roll student.
Rickey E.V. "Rick" Bell • born Feb. 14, 1993 • son of Charma Bell • has two older sisters • sociology major with a minor in advertising at Delaware • aspires to work for ESPN • mother is an instructor for the First Tee of Delaware, a program that introduces the game of golf to inner-city youth • sister, Brittany Bell, played basketball at Delaware for two seasons in 2006-08 • uncle, Charles Caldwell, played college football • has worked as a camp counselor at UD summer football and lacrosse camps • active volunteer with Ronald McDonald House, First Tee, and Boys and Girls Club.