COLUMBUS, Ohio – Senior defensive back Justin Bell (Columbus, Ohio) was named a First Team selection on the 25th Annual USA College Football Division II Pre-Season All-American list.
Bell, a First Team All-GLIAC honoree in 2012, led the Panthers with 100 tackles and tied for the team lead with three interceptions. Bell registered 11 or more tackles in four games, ranking 10th in the GLIAC in that category. He finished with 16 stops at Hillsdale, earning BSN Defensive Player of the Week honors.
Also a threat in the return game, Bell ranked seventh in the conference with 109 punt return yards.
For his career, Bell has made 193 tackles (7.0 for loss), seven interceptions, forced five fumbles and recovered five fumbles. He was an Honorable Mention All-GLIAC pick in 2011 and also picked up GLIAC Defensive Player of the Week accolades that season.
Ohio Dominican's football team reports to camp on Sunday, Aug. 11, with the first practice slated to begin on Monday, Aug. 12.
Contact: Scott Miles