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Theopolis Bell HOF
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: October 08, 2013
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Theopolis Bell

Theopolis Bell HOF
     Named to first team All-American squad picked by the NEA in 1975. Two-time first team All-Western Athletic Conference, 1974 and 1975, as flanker and return specialist. Played in Senior Bowl and Coaches All-America Bowl all-star games. Arizona’s all-time career leader in passes caught (153); yards gained (2,616); touchdown passes (30); kickoff returns (62) and yardage (1,538) and total kick returns (130) and yardage (2,290). Also set single season record for touchdown passes caught with 11 in 1974, and single game records for pass receiving yardage (217) vs. New Mexico in 1975, and for average yards per punt return (52.7) vs. Brigham Young in 1975. Set NCAA career record for All-Purpose Running (rushing-receiving-returns) average gain per play of 15.6 yards. Fourth round draft choice by Pittsburgh Steelers, where he ranks among the NFL’s top kick returners.
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