- Career & Game-By-Game Statistics
Listed as a starter at defensive end headed into the fall ... Played in all 12 games during his redshirt freshman campaign ... Recorded 15 total tackles with 2.5 tackles for loss (3 yards) during his still-young career.
Played in all 12 games and earned a pair of starts during his redshirt freshman season ... Totaled 15 tackles with 2.5 coming behind the line of scrimmage ... Posted at least one stop in 11 of 12 contests ... Recorded a season-best three tackles against Georgia Tech ... Started at defensive end against the Yellow Jackets and also in win at Vanderbilt ... Recorded one half-sack against Florida.
Sat out the year as a true freshman redshirt.
Credited with running a 4.6 in the 40-yard dash by recruiting web site Scout.com . . . Named honorable mention all-metro by the Birmingham News as a linebacker . . . Helped lead head coach Jerry Dismuke’s Jess Lanier High School team in Bessemer, Ala., to a 10-3 overall record as a senior and into the second round of the state playoffs before losing to eventual Class 5A champion St. Paul’s Episcopal . . . Made 70 tackles in just six games as a senior for the Tigers . . . Began his high school career at Adamsville (Ala.) Minor High School . . . Solid student on the high school level with a 2.80 grade point average . . . Committed to MSU in November 2007.
Born Nicholas L. Bell, 6-25-90 . . . Son Ms. Linda Bell.