Le’Veon Andrew Bell Sr. is an American football running back for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He played college football at Michigan State. Bell was drafted 48th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He has also played for the New York Jets. In 2017, he had a league-high 321 carries for 1,291 yards and 85 catches for 655 yards.
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Le’Veon Andrew Bell Sr. is an American football running back for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He played college football at Michigan State. Bell was drafted 48th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He has also played for the New York Jets. In 2017, he had a league-high 321 carries for 1,291 yards, as well as 85 catches for 655 yards, and made the third Pro Bowl of his career. The next year, Bell refused to sign the franchise tag placed upon him by the Steelers, resulting in him sitting out the entire 2018 season. After less than two seasons, he was released by the Jets. Bell signed with the Chiefs in the 2013 off-season, but never regained his old level of success, and was released after the 2014 season. He was selected first-team All-Ohio Capital Conference Ohio Division as a senior. In basketball, Bell earned second- team All-OCC Ohio Division honors as a junior. He also participated in track & field while at Groveport, where he ran the 100 and 200-meter dashes and was one of the state’s top performers in the high jump. Considered a two-star recruit by ESPN. com, Bell was listed as the No. 211 running back in the nation in 2010. He had limited scholarship offers from Bowling Green, Marshall, and Eastern Michigan, but he hoped to attend Ohio State. In 2010, he graduated from high school early and began attending Michigan State that spring semester. Bell enrolled in Michigan State University and played football for the Michigan State Spartans football team from 2010 to 2012.
He received All Big-Ten Freshman honors from ESPN.com and Rivals. com. Bell started the 2011 season with nine carries for 40 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns in a 45–6 victory over Youngstown State. On November 24, against Central Michigan, Bell had all-purpose yards and two rushing touchdowns. In the 2012 Outback Bowl, Bell rushed for 48 yards on 17 carries with two touchdowns and had five receptions for 39 yards in the 42–39 loss against #18 Georgia in the 2012 Georgia Super Bowl. In 2013, he appeared in 13 games, rushing for 605 yards on 107 carries with eight rushing touchdowns, and also added 97 yards on 11 receptions and returned six kickoffs for 142 yards. In 2014, he played in the Big Ten Championship Game against Wisconsin and had 18 carries for 106 yards and one rushing touchdown in the 37–21 victory. In 2015, he started the season with eight carries for eight carries and three touchdowns in the 45–7 victory over Central Michigan. In 2016, Bell appeared in the season opener against Northern Colorado, and had 10 carries for 141 rushingyards and two rushes for two touchdowns. As a sophomore, Bell ran for 789 rushing Yards and nine touchdowns. As a junior, he ran for 1,.100 rushing yards on 200 carries with 13 touchdowns. He ran for over 800 yards and 21 rushing touchdowns on the season.