12 Derrius Bell
Derrius Bell


Dallas, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170



Sophomore (2008): Started 11 games... Tied for sixth on the team with 53 tackles... Also had 5.5 tackles-for-loss and a team-best nine pass breakups... Intercepted a pass in the Texas State win... Had a season-high nine tackles at Tulane... Named to the College Football Top Ten & Pegasus News All-DFW College Football Team; Freshman (2007): Played in nine games as a true freshman... Had his best game in the season finale at Memphis, notching six tackles and a pass breakup... Also registered tackles against UNT, TCU, Southern Miss and Rice; Prep: Rated the 12th-best corner prospect and the No. 143 recruit overall in America by ESPN.com... Ranked No. 55 on the DMN's Area Top 100 list... A three-star Rivals.com prospect... A Dallas Morning News All-Area pick... Rated the No. 62 defensive back in the nation by Rivals... Had three picks, seven pass breakups and 59 tackles in 2006... Also returned two kickoffs for touchdowns... Caught 13 passes for 158 yards and a score as a wideout... Honorable mention All-State pick as a sophomore... A two-year first-team All-TAPPS pick at multiple positions... Played for three different high schools as a prep... Had offers from Kansas, Baylor, TCU, Tulsa, UTEP and Colorado State; Personal: Undecided on a major.