Position: Wide Receiver
Height /Weight: 6-0 / 180
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Salesianum School
At Delaware: Second-year member of the squad as a walk-on wide receiver • will add depth to a talented receiving corps that returns veteran starters Nihja White and Rob Jones • projected as No. 3 wide receiver behind White and redshirt freshman Jerell Harrison entering pre-season drills • hauled in two catches for 24 yards in spring game.
2011 Season: Did not see action for the Blue Hens and retained freshman eligibility • team went 7-4 for head coach K.C. Keeler.
High School: 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.
Personal: Rickey "Rick" Bell • born Feb. 14, 1993 • son of Charma Bell • has two older sisters • communications major at Delaware • 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.