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Kenny Bell - Wide Receiver

By NU Athletic Communications

Talented athlete Kenny Bell joins Nebraska's 2010 class after a highly productive career in the Colorado prep ranks. The 6-2, 175-pound Bell played both offense and defense for Coach Tom McCartney at Fairview High School in Boulder. Bell missed much of his senior season with an injury, but scored five touchdowns in his first five games back in action. He helped Fairview High to a 12-1 record and a state semifinal appearance in 2009. Bell caught 18 passes for 328 yards and three touchdowns, and had added an interception and kickoff return for a touchdown. Despite his limited action, Bell’s impact was recognized as he was a first-team All-Colorado selection and first-team Class 5A all-state pick by the Denver Post. As a junior, Bell earned first-team All-Front Range League honors, playing wingback and rushing for 958 yards and 12 touchdowns, while splitting carries. Bell is ranked among the top 10 players in Colorado according to, and the service also ranks him among the top 70 “athlete” prospects in the country. Bell chose Nebraska after also visiting Minnesota and Texas Tech. He also had offers from several other schools including Colorado, California, Arizona and Arizona State. In addition to his football skills, Bell is also a standout in basketball and track (long jump) for Fairview High. He is the son of Tami Campbell and his stepfather is Dan Campbell. Kenny's father, Ken Bell, played professionally for the Denver Broncos from 1986 to 1989, excelling as a kickoff return specialist with more than 2,000 yards in kickoff returns. Kenny Bell was born on Feb. 25, 1992.


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